Assistant, Associate, Full Professor (Basic Science)

University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Dec 21, 2018
Jan 20, 2019
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

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

*NOTE: As part of the application process, please select one or more preferred basic science departments in your online application.


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, 2020
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but will be considered only if the position is still open.


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

Please apply online at:

San Francisco, CA

Document requirements
• Curriculum vitae
• Cover letter
• Statement of Research Accomplishments (1 page)
• Description of future research plans (2 pages)
• Statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, especially formal and informal mentoring activities. This statement should indicate depth of understanding of the issues, and describe both past experience, and future plans. Please see the following page for more details:
• Statement of teaching (optional)
• As part of the application process, please select one or more preferred departments in your online application.
Note: The academic home department will be determined based on best fit for final candidate.

Reference requirements
• 3-5 references letters required

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.

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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