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Cardiovascular Research Institute & Division of Neonatology - Faculty Researcher

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 22nd, 2016
Last review date: November 30th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 22nd, 2018
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.


Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
Cardiovascular Research Institute
UCSF School of Medicine and Benioff Children’s Hospital

Associate/Full Professor (Ladder Rank or In Residence)

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, Benioff Children’s Hospital and the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) at UCSF seek an accomplished researcher to join the CVRI and Division of Neonatology. The main duties of this position are to maintain an exciting and impactful research program as a member of the CVRI research community and to nurture fellows and junior faculty developing research programs in the Neonatology Division. PhD, ScD or MD applicants are welcomed. An established research program with a record of creative contributions spanning at least five years is required. Research may be in any field relevant to cardiovascular and pulmonary biology including but not limited to genetics, developmental biology, cell and tissue biology and physiology.

The successful candidate will be appointed at the Associate or full Professor rank in the Ladder Rank or In Residence Series and will be proposed for faculty membership in UCSF's Biomedical Sciences graduate program. Permanent partial salary support and laboratory space in the Smith Cardiovascular Research Building on UCSF's Mission Bay Campus will be provided. If an MD with board certification or eligibility in Neonatology, optional clinical activity can be made available at Benioff Children's Hospital.

Qualified applicants should apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, and a description of research accomplishments (2 pages) and plans (2 pages). In addition, applicants will have the option to provide contact information for up to three references.

Questions to the search committee [Brian Black (chair), Pao-Tien Chuang, Akiko Hata, Emin Maltepe, Takashi Mikawa, Jennifer Puck, Kevin Shannon, Deepak Srivastava, Yao Sun, and Ann Zovein] should be directed to

UCSF 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.

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San Francisco, CA

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