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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Res) Translational Research

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 19th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Aug 4, 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: Wednesday, Feb 19, 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 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery within the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. We are seeking a researcher who has a cutting-edge, translational research program in musculoskeletal physiology and disease.

Responsibilities include: directing a successful research program, engaging in the classroom and laboratory training of UCSD undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, and residents, and service to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

The successful applicant is expected to have and continue to secure extramural funding to support their research program.

Qualified applicants should have an MD and/or PhD in Bioengineering, Physiology, Biology, or other Orthopaedics-related field, with at least 2 years of post-doctoral training.

Candidates must have a career track record of research, publications related to experimental and computational approaches to address impactful orthopaedic-related questions. Candidates must also have a demonstrated record of collaboration, particularly with other clinical Departments and faculty.

Preferred candidates should have research expertise in biological/physiological, and clinical aspects of structure-function relationships in musculoskeletal tissues.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

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's status.


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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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)