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SFVAHCS - Infectious Disease Section - Staff Physician

Application Window

Open date: December 5, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jan 24, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 5, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

SFVAHCS Staff Physician, Infectious Disease Section

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for the position of Staff Physician in the Infectious Disease Section. The SFVAHCS Infectious Disease Section is one of three infectious disease divisions within the UCSF Department of Medicine, which include the UCSF Medical Center and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. This individual will be appointed in the Health Sciences Clinical Series or Clinical X Series at UCSF and report to the SFVAHCS section chief. Qualified applicants will have an MD, current Medical License, and be board certified/eligible in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. The ideal candidate will be suitable for academic appointment at UCSF at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor, and will be expert in adult clinical infectious diseases, including geographic medicine, principles of antimicrobial therapy, infectious disease consultation in surgery, critical care, skilled nursing facilities and outpatient infectious disease consultation, including HIV medicine.

We are seeking applicants with interest in one (or several) of the following areas: Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT), Antimicrobial Stewardship, Hospital Epidemiology, Medical Education, and/or HIV prevention and care.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found at

Please apply online at Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

For positions that are 50% effort or more:
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The minimum base salary range for this position is $121,100 - $320,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 49% effort or less:
See Table 2 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $86,500 - $228,600.

For positions exclusively/ partially funded by the affiliate organization:
This position may be funded exclusively/partially by the SFVAHCS. See Veterans Affairs website for salary information:

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA