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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clin, Adjunct, Clin X, In-Res) Family Medicine Researcher

Position overview

Position title: Family Medicine Researcher
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $86,500 - $297,200. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: March 12, 2024

Most recent review date: Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 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, Mar 12, 2025 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 Family Medicine at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for one or more faculty positions in the areas of research.

The Department of Family Medicine has approximately 250+ personnel including 85 salaried faculty and Management and Senior Professional (MSP) physicians and 82 core and affiliated trainees, residents, and fellows. Department missions total approximately $70 million: $30 million annual clinical budget, $30 million research portfolio, and $10 million annual department budget including teaching and self-supported programs. Under the leadership of the Interim Chair, the Department is currently undergoing significant strategic planning efforts. This includes the management, strategic growth, and improvement of four faculty practices focused on value-based care and innovative care models across Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, Behavioral Health, and the Clinical Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM).

The selected candidates will be responsible for clinical, translational, and/or basic research, working collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams including family medicine physicians and/or trainees, teaching, service, and/or clinical practice.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s background and experience. Positions may be full-time or part-time subject to funding. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded or partially self-funded, e.g., with grants.

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:

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 PhD, an MD/PhD in Family Medicine or related fields, or an ND, MD, or equivalent.

Candidates with an MD or equivalent must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Candidates with clinical care duties must have an MD or equivalent and be board-certified or board-eligible in Family Medicine.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - Research Career Trajectory/Plan and how they relate to Family Medicine

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity by submitting a Diversity Statement of past contributions and/or future plans in this area as part of their application for an academic appointment.

    See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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