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Director of Clinical Microbiology at the UCSF Clinical Laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Application Window

Open date: March 19, 2024

Most recent review date: Saturday, May 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

Director of Clinical Microbiology at the UCSF Clinical Laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

The Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine invites applicants with an M.D. or Ph.D. (M.D. preferred) to apply for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level (based on experience) in the HS Clinical or Clinical X series. This faculty member will serve as the Director of Clinical Microbiology in the Clinical Laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Pathology or by the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) and hold/be eligible for a California license. They must be committed to providing excellent clinical service, show aptitude for scholarly activities, and be actively involved in the training of medical students, residents, and fellows. Candidates must meet the required qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidate’s application materials must state qualifications (or if pending) upon submission. The Microbiology Director assures the accurate performance, timely reporting, and appropriate utilization of the laboratory services offered by the Division of Microbiology and Serology in the Clinical Laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). The Microbiology and Serology Section performs a broad range of diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of infectious and autoimmune diseases. The Clinical Laboratory at ZSFG provides laboratory testing services for inpatients and outpatients of ZSFG, Laguna Honda Hospital, District Health Centers and other facilities under the auspices of the SF Public Health Department.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and three references.

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 $142,800-$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