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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Orthopaedic Surgery

Application Window

Open date: October 9th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, Nov 8, 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, Oct 9, 2021 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.

Position description

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery within the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to the academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seeks an Assistant Project Scientist. Multiple opportunities for collaboration research will be available.

This is a newly established position will bridge the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiology, Engineering on jointly funded research projects. This position will utilize the resources of the Altman Clinical Translational Research Institute, multiple imaging locations at UCSD and in San Diego, and multiple Engineering buildings on campus to achieve the goals of each grant. The applicant is will be in regular contact with funding agencies for the benefit of these collaborations.

Candidates must have a PhD, and the ability to make original and significant contributions to a research program.

Appointment will be at Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level based on background and experience.

A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review:

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

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

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

Application Requirements

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)