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Assistant Professor (Ladder, Ladder/In-Residence) - Cardiology or Genetics

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 21st, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Mar 25, 2019 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: Friday, Feb 21, 2020 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.


The University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the following areas:

  • Pediatric Cardiology - This is broadly interpreted to include individuals in the fields of Cardiovascular Research. Primary academic appointment will be within the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cells - This is broadly interpreted to include individuals in the fields of regenerative medicine and gene therapy. Primary academic appointment will be to the Department of Pediatrics within the Division of Genetics.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
1) build and maintain a high quality, extramurally-funded research program
2) achieve excellence in the teaching of medical and graduate students
3) provide service to the University and academic community at a level commensurate with their career stage
4) contribute to the maintenance of a collegial and collaborative academic environment

Candidates must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Candidates with an MD must be eligible for a California medical license, and be Board Certified/Board Eligible. Candidates must have postdoctoral experience, and a track record of research excellence.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor Rank based on candidate's experience and qualifications. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.

A link to full descriptions of the Ladder Rank and In-Residence series is provided for your review:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)