University of California, San Francisco: Assistant, Associate, Full Professor (Basic Science)

Recruitment Period

The search committee will review all applications received by January 20, 2019. If the position has not been filled, application review will continue.

Final date: June 20, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but will be considered only if the position is still open.


The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking visionary scientists in all areas of biomedical sciences, broadly defined, to join our vibrant and collaborative basic research community. This open-rank, tenure-track faculty position is part of a multiyear initiative to foster equity and inclusion in biomedical research and to promote the success of our diverse student population. Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D., to have demonstrated significant research accomplishment and potential, and to be committed to the mentorship of students - particularly students from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical science.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a dynamic and interactive research program, to join one of our top-ranked interdisciplinary graduate programs (see, to excel at graduate teaching and inclusive mentoring, and to participate in activities that promote equity and inclusion. Service and teaching expectations are comparable to those of any other tenure-track faculty position. Faculty appointment will be made at a professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing. UCSF offers competitive salaries, research set-up funds, and recruitment allowances, and has numerous opportunities for faculty development and further training in mentorship.

Applications must be submitted online and include the following documents as a single PDF: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) 1-page summary of research accomplishments; (4) 2-page description of future research plans; and 5) a statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to formal and informal mentoring activities. Copies of major publications may be included. Applicants should request three to five letters of recommendation. Review will begin on January 20, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries about the position and suggestions of potential candidates to [email protected].

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As an institution that values diversity, UC San Francisco especially encourages application from minorities, women, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring underrepresented groups in the sciences.

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last updated 11-Jan-2019