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Faculty Position in Vision Research at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Rank

University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
$86,500 - $228,600
Closing date
8 Sep 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time

Faculty Position in Vision Research at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Rank

Position: 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. The candidate will be expected to develop a substantial research program and engage in medical student, resident and fellow education, and participate in campus graduate programs. 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 engineering, neurobiology, genetics, cell and molecular biology, and artificial intelligence.

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, or MD, or MD/PhD degree (or equivalent degree), at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience, and evidence of high quality independent research.

Please submit your CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information of 3 references to Address cover letters to Aparna Lakkaraju, PhD, Search Committee Chair.

For positions that are 51% effort or more:

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See [Table 5]( The minimum base salary range for this position is $112,500 - $297,200. The total negotiated salary for this position will include another component at the time of hire. This position includes membership in the [health sciences compensation plan]( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 50% effort or less:

See [Table 2]( for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $86,500 - $228,600.

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.

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