Surgical Sciences – Associate or Full Professor

Location: The University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery – San Diego, CA

The Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences,
( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

We seek non-clinician faculty applicants to join a highly interdisciplinary, programmatic effort within the UC San Diego, Department of Surgery, dedicated to advancing the detection and treatment of surgical diseases and a willingness to establish an independent and vigorous extramurally- funded research programs related to translational studies of immunobiology.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD in Biological Sciences or similar area. Candidates must have established, independent and vigorous extramurally- funded research programs ideally focusing on basic and/or translational studies of immunobiology. Our top candidates must have innovative approaches and expertise in one or more disciplines.

The appropriate series and appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor Rank based on candidate's experience and qualifications. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding.

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

Ladder Rank Professor

In-Residence Professor

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:

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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


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