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Assistant Professor (Ladder, Ladder/In-Residence) - Endocrinology and Metabolism

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 23rd, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Jul 7, 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, Apr 22, 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 Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism ( in the Department of Medicine at University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division is internationally recognized for its research in endocrine diseases and diabetes and is actively recruiting outstanding faculty at the Assistant Professor level for a tenure-track position.

The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism is world renowned for its metabolic research program. Over more than 30 years, the Division has focused on research into glucose metabolism, diabetes, lipoproteins and cardiovascular disease. This program has led to seminal discoveries such as the role of insulin resistance in diabetes, the effect of obesity to cause inflammation and insulin resistance, and lipid oxidation in athersclerosis. The Division is interested in recruiting strong candidates with demonstrated research excellence and a defined research interest in the areas of tissue derived mediators of insulin resistance, circulating biomarkers for fatty liver disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or the metabolic syndrome.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong individual research program, to complement the existing research interests and contribute to the research portfolio of the Division, and to provide future strategic leadership in research.

Applicants must have an M.D., M.D./Ph.D, Ph.D, or equivalent. Candidates with an M.D. must be ABIM board certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism and eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board. Candidates with a Ph.D only must be in the area of Immunology, Endocrinology or related field.

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

A link to full descriptions of each 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's 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.

  • Cover Letter

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)