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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In Residence, Adjunct) - Dermatology

Application Window

Open date: December 2nd, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 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, Dec 2, 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 Dermatology in the School of Medicine ( at the University of California, San Diego is committed to excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department is recruiting new clinical faculty with a focus in Academic Dermatology to join our multidisciplinary and fast growing program.

The Department of Dermatology has clinical practices in multiple locations providing General Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Cosmetic Dermatology, Procedural Dermatology, Mohs Surgery and Pediatric Dermatology services. Our team is comprised of outstanding faculty and staff committed to patient care, and jointly shares education and quality initiatives. Training of future academic dermatologists and researchers is a high priority for the Department of Dermatology at UCSD. In addition to clinical excellence, we are proud to have several faculty members with highly successful teaching and research programs that reflect the wide range of needs in cutaneous biology. As a result of our superior faculty, The Department of Dermatology at UCSD has earned the respect of the international community as one of the premier dermatology programs in the nation.

Candidates must have an MD, DO, MD/PhD, or equivalent. Candidates with an MD must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board. Candidates must be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Dermatology. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent qualifications in clinical dermatology care in both outpatient and inpatient settings, and a strong interest in education and academic medicine.

Candidates must be or have demonstrated skills and a track record to support success in their research area of focus. Research areas can include, but are not limited to: clinical trials, epidemiology, cancer biology, basic immunology, genetics, chemistry and bioinformatics as applied to investigating the biology or diseases of the skin.

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. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:

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 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)