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Physician-Scientist, Department of Pathology and Breast Oncology Program, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Application Window

Open date: March 19, 2024

Most recent review date: Thursday, Apr 18, 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: Friday, Sep 19, 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

Physician-Scientist, Department of Pathology and Breast Oncology Program, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Pathology and the Breast Oncology Program at the University of California San Francisco seeks an outstanding physician-scientist for a full-time faculty position with research, teaching, and clinical responsibilities at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Level in the tenure-track (Ladder Rank) or In-Residence series. The successful candidate will direct an independent basic or translational research program in the molecular pathology of breast cancer, including breast cancer diagnostics and risk assessment. The successful candidate will have a track record of innovative accomplishment in basic/translational research in breast cancer and an interest in working within a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment, including ongoing initiatives and activities in the UCSF Breast Oncology Program. The candidate will have or seek to develop a robust portfolio of extramural grant support. The successful candidate will be proposed for membership in the Biomedical Science (BMS) Graduate Program. Additional duties will include departmental and university teaching for graduate students, medical students, house-staff and fellows, and clinical service, preferably in Breast Pathology, that is commensurate with the individual’s qualifications and interests.

The successful candidate must possess an MD or MD/PhD (or equivalent), be Board Certified or Board eligible in Anatomic Pathology at the time of appointment, and must have or be eligible for a medical license in California at the time of appointment. Individuals with a documented record of grant support are highly desirable. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and names and contact info of three references within 30 days of the appearance of this announcement to:

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 $112,500 - $377,200. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 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