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Department of Pediatrics - Specialist Series (Junior, Assistant, Associate, or Full)

University of California - San Francisco
United States, California, San Francisco
February 20, 2024

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Open date: January 23, 2023




Most recent review date: Sunday, Dec 31, 2023 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: Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024 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

UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals

Department of Pediatrics

Specialist Series

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals are recruiting candidates for appointment within the Specialist Series.

Appointees in the Specialist Series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank are commensurate with the applicants experience and training.

Required qualifications:



  • Specialists appointed at the Junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities).
  • Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master's degree (or equivalent degree) or five years of experience in the relevant specialization.
  • Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master's degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization.
  • Specialists appointed at the Full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization.



The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation. For the 15th year in a row, UCSF garnered the top spot among public institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021. The Department's clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2021, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals ranked in all 10 children's specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.

See Table 24B for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $51,300-$181,800.

Interested candidates can apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04336 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Optional application supplements include a statement of contributions to diversity and statement of research accomplishments. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.


Application Requirements
Document requirements
  • Cover Letter


  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).


  • Statement of Research (Optional)


  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details: https://diversity.ucsf.edu/contributions-to-diversity-statement

    (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
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