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Assistant Professor (Adjunct) - OB/GYN Research

Application Window

Open date: September 21st, 2021

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 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, Sep 21, 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

Career Development Faculty Position in OB/GYN Research at UC San Diego School of Medicine

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) ( has several Faculty Career Development Positions available at the Assistant Professor level for MDs in MFM, REI, Gyn/Onc, Family Planning, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, or General Ob/Gyn and is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

Initial 2-5 years are supported by a Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Center grant from the NICHD. The objective of the career development program is to provide advanced training for outstanding physicians in basic, translational, and bedside research and thereby foster independent physician scientists in the field of Ob/Gyn.

The academic environment at UCSD is outstanding and includes well-funded programs in clinical, translational and basic research with studies at the cellular, molecular, and systems levels. The positions require 75% time for mentored and independent research, with 10-20% clinical and 5-10% teaching effort anticipated.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

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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:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a MD or MD/PhD in Health Related fields. Candidates with an MD must be board eligible or board certified and be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

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)
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