CVRI Basic Science Faculty Position

The Cardiovascular Research Institute and its partner departments at UCSF seek new faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We seek individuals working on fundamental topics related to cardiovascular biology and disease. Areas of interest include vascular biology, inflammation and atherogenesis, cardiomyocyte biology and heart failure, metabolism and metabolic syndrome, stroke, neurovascular and small vessel disease, and cardiovascular genetics, development and congenital disease. Laboratories will be located in the Smith Cardiovascular Research Building on UCSF’s vibrant Mission Bay Campus. Primary academic appointments in an appropriate basic science or clinical department, membership in graduate programs, ongoing partial salary support and generous start- up funding will be provided. A Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, at least 4-5 years research background, and a robust independent research program are required.

Please visit to learn more. Please apply online at and include a Cover Letter, CV, summaries of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages), a Statement of Contributions to Diversity (See link in recruitment plan) and contact information for three references. New investigators should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the same site. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and should be submitted prior to that date for full consideration. with questions.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.