Position: In conjunction with the announcement of UCSF’s new Center for Vision Neurosciences, the Department of Ophthalmology is engaged in a multi-year program to expand its research faculty. We are initiating a search for research faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank, who will also participate in campus graduate programs. The candidate will be expected to develop a substantial research program and engage in graduate student, medical student, resident and fellow education. Candidates from any field are welcome to apply to study basic and translational aspects of the visual system. We especially encourage applications from mid and senior level applicants studying stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, genome surgery, neurobiology, genetics, and cell and molecular biology.
Environment: The position offers an opportunity to join the thriving community of basic and translational researchers in the Bay Area. UCSF has a longstanding reputation for excellence in research and is the leading recipient of NIH funds among public universities and second most overall. The scientific environment is enriched by cutting edge initiatives including the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, and Innovative Genomics Institute.
Requirements: PhD and/ or MD degree, at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience, and evidence of high quality independent research.
Please submit your CV, cover letter, statement of research, and contact information of 3-5 references to https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01380. Address cover letters to Douglas Gould, Search Committee Chair.
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.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.