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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In Res, Adjunct) Associate Director, Immunogenetics and Transplantation

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 2nd, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 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: Saturday, Aug 1, 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 Pathology at the University of California San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks an academic faculty member to join the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine and serve as Associate Director of the Immunogenetics and Transplantation (HLA) Laboratory.

The Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory (ITL) serves the kidney, heart, lung, liver, and hematopoietic stem cell transplant programs at UC San Diego Health and is the HLA laboratory for Lifesharing, San Diego and Imperial counties' regional Organ Procurement Organization. Located at the state-of-the-art UC San Diego Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine in La Jolla, the ITL performs over 10,000 billable tests annually while contributing to the clinical, education, and research missions at UC San Diego.

Candidates must have a MD, MD/PhD, PhD, or equivalent. Candidates with an MD must be board certified / board eligible by the American Board of Pathology or a diplomate of the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI), and/or certified as a Laboratory Director by the American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI). Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Candidates with significant prior clinical subspecialty work experience as well as individuals capable of contributing to other specialty sections of the Division and UC San Diego Health's Clinical Laboratories (e.g., transfusion medicine, molecular genetic pathology, hematopathology) are 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 veteran status.


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

  • Cover Letter - Please submit a cover letter describing your clinical and research interests.

  • 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)