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Associate or Full Professor (Ladder Rank, In-Residence) Surgical Oncology

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 7th, 2018
Next review date: November 18th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: September 7th, 2019
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 Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

We seek faculty applicants to join a highly interdisciplinary, programmatic effort within the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center dedicated to advancing the detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer. A willingness to participate in university service, graduate and undergraduate teaching is plus.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD in Biological Sciences, Molecular Pathology, Molecular Biology or similar area. Candidates must have established, independent and vigorous extramurally-funded research programs ideally focusing on basic and/or translational studies of gastrointestinal or pancreatic cancer. Our top candidates must have innovative approaches and expertise in one or more disciplines. Candidates with an MD must be board certified/board eligible and the ability to obtain a California Medical License.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank. Series will include 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:

Ladder Rank Professor - see:
In-Residence 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 veterans status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


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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  3. If any, provide required reference information
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