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Assistant Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Neuropathology

Application Window

Open date: January 12th, 2021

Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 16, 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: Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 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 Pathology at the University of California, San Diego ( in the Division of Neuropathology is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking a junior-level, diagnostic neuropathologist who is also committed to clinical teaching and research.

Candidates with demonstrated excellence in diagnostic ability across all areas of neuropathology, competency interpreting molecular and genetic tests, and strong teaching skills are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have an MD or DO. Candidates with an MD must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California and be board eligible or certified in anatomic pathology and/or neuropathology. Candidates must have completed a fellowship in Neuropathology and have completed at least four years of post-MD or DO training.

Candidates with academic activity are preferred.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant 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:

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.

  • 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)