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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X) Academic Transfusion Medicine Physician

Application Window

Open date: December 8th, 2021

Most recent review date: Sunday, Mar 6, 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: Thursday, Dec 8, 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 ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and seeks an academic transfusion medicine physician to join the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine.

The individual will serve as an Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine and the Blood Bank at UC San Diego Health’s Jacobs Medical Center and Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine (CALM) in La Jolla, and at the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest. These essential clinical services support the hemotherapy and human biologics manufacturing needs of UC San Diego Health’s strategic programs (advanced surgery and transplantation, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, women and infants care), and Level I trauma and regional burn centers. The position involves a broad range of clinical and administrative responsibilities, as well as teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. This academically rich environment offers exceptional opportunities for translational and clinical research collaboration with leading investigators at UC San Diego, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and several nearby institutions.

Candidates with additional subspecialty training, practice experience, and certification in immunogenetics and histocompatibility (HLA), hematopoietic stem cell processing/cellular therapy, or hemostasis/coagulation are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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 the series is provided for your review:
Clinical X Professor - see:
HS Clinical Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. 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 an MD, MD/PhD in health related fields or equivalent degree(s), have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board, and be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Pathology in clinical pathology (CP) or anatomic pathology/clinical pathology (AP/CP) with subspecialty certification in transfusion medicine.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with additional subspecialty training, practice experience, and certification in immunogenetics and histocompatibility (HLA), hematopoietic stem cell processing/cellular therapy, or hemostasis/coagulation are preferred.

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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