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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Residence) MED - Nephrology-Hypertension

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 17th, 2019

Last review date: Sunday, Jul 14, 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: Thursday, Apr 16, 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 Nephrology-Hypertension at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is recruiting an academic nephrologist for a faculty position.

There is substantial debate about the appropriate targets and methods to address hypertension in older persons, which can be best addressed through conduct of clinical trials. This position seeks to fill that need.

The clinic nephrology consult service at UC San Diego involves considerable use of plasmapheresis.

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD, or DO and be board certified/board eligible in Nephrology. Candidates must be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board. Candidates must have clinical credentialing and experience in plasmapheresis, hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis.

Preferred candidates will have a well developed track record of funded research in hypertension, particularly as it applies to elderly populations in addition to evidence of a substantial commitment to and experience in teaching medical students and residents. Experience in designing and leading clinical trials is also preferred.

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 veterans 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)