UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and the Cardiovascular Research Institute Director of Research for the UCSF Pediatric Heart Center, In Residence Faculty Series
The Division of Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are recruiting an established cardiovascular researcher to direct and coordinate research efforts on congenital heart disease throughout the UCSF Pediatric Heart Center. In addition to expanding their own research program, the successful candidate will lead strategic planning and implementation of heart center wide research efforts to build a robust research infrastructure for innovative research in the Pediatric Heart Center. The position may be granted substantial salary and program development support. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Responsibilities will include oversight of educational and research activities in the Pediatric Heart Center and shared responsibility for heart center administration. The appointment will be made at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor ranks of the In Residence faculty series. Laboratory and other space will be located in the Smith Cardiovascular Research Building on UCSF’s vibrant Mission Bay Campus. The successful candidate is expected to engage in academic activities within the Cardiovascular Research Institute.
Required qualifications include a medical or doctoral degree with a minimum of three years as principal investigator of an established research program relevant to Pediatric Cardiology, and documented leadership experience in collaborative research infrastructure development. Relevant research areas might include cardiovascular developmental biology using model systems, cardiovascular genetics or epigenetics, patient-based research, or epidemiology in cardiovascular diseases. Preferred qualifications include a medical license with Board Certification in Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Intensive Care, Cardiac Anesthesia, or Surgery.
Interested candidates must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF02763 with your curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a statement of research outlining current and future research activities, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly. References should be able to address the candidate’s collaborative research and leadership experience.
UCSF 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.
Internal Number: JPF02763
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