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Assistant Professor (Ladder Rank, Ladder Rank/In-Residence) Investigative Dermatologist / Cutaneous Biologist

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 20th, 2017
Last review date: March 11th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 20th, 2018
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.


The University of California, San Diego, Department of Dermatology ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. We are recruiting for an INVESTIGATIVEDERMATOLOGIST/CUTANEOUS BIOLOGIST.

The applicant is required to teach and perform research training of medical and graduate students as well as University service and may choose to have clinical duties that would include delivery of outpatient and inpatient dermatologic care with subspecialty focus possible based on the training and clinical experience of the candidate.

Applicants must have a MD, PhD or combined MD/PhD. Candidates with an MD must be Board Certified/Eligible dermatologist and have active grant support. PhD researchers must have active grant support and demonstrated ability to conduct a state of the art research program using modern techniques in molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, structural biology, immunology, computational biology, bioinformatics, genetics, and/or genomics applied to investigating the biology, malignancies or other diseases of the skin.

All Candidates must show evidence of their career potential through letters of recommendation and a publication record appropriate for their experience.

The preferred candidate will have a high likelihood of leading an independent research program in an area of skin oncology, immunology, or genetics.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
In-Residence Professor - see:
Ladder Rank Professor - see:

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 gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • 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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