CVRI/Neonatology Faculty Search

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics

Cardiovascular Research Institute

UCSF School of Medicine and Benioff Children’s Hospital


Associate/Full Professor (Ladder Rank or In Residence)


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, Benioff Children’s Hospital and the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) at UCSF seek an accomplished researcher to join the CVRI and Division of Neonatology.  The main duties of this position are to maintain an exciting and impactful research program as a member of the CVRI research community and to nurture fellows and junior faculty developing research programs in the Neonatology Division.  PhD, ScD and MD applicants are welcomed.  An established research program with a record of creative contributions spanning at least five years is required.  Research may be in any field relevant to cardiovascular biology including but not limited to genetics, developmental biology, cell and tissue biology or physiology.


The successful candidate will be appointed at the Associate or full Professor rank in the Ladder Rank or In Residence Series and will be proposed for faculty membership in UCSF’s Biomedical Sciences graduate program.  Permanent partial salary support and laboratory space in the Smith Cardiovascular Research Building on UCSF’s Mission Bay Campus will be provided. If an MD with board certification or eligibility in Neonatology, optional clinical activity can be made available at Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Interested candidates must apply online at with a cover letter, CV, and a description of research accomplishments (maximum 2 pages), future research plans (maximum 2 pages), and a statement of contributions to diversity.  In addition, applicants will be asked to provide the contact information for three references.


Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2020 and should be submitted

prior to that date for full consideration.


Questions to the search committee [Brian Black and Yao Sun (chairs), Akiko Hata, Andy Chang, Natalia Jura, Jennifer Puck, Kevin Shannon, Barbara Panning and Xianhua Piao] should be directed to


UCSF 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.