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Perinatal Pathologist - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor


University of California San Diego

Job Location

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States

Job Description


Perinatal Pathologist
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Department of Pathology ( and the Center for Perinatal Discovery ( at the University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body are seeking physician-scientists in a discipline relevant to women's reproductive health and perinatal biology.

The Center for Perinatal Discovery, which the candidate will join, was launched in September 2020, and is a focal point for clinical, translational, and basic research related to maternal and child health. Its overarching mission is to understand both the effects of maternal health on pregnancy, and the effects of pregnancy exposures and outcomes on maternal and offspring health throughout the lifespan.

The Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to clinical and research excellence and participation in teaching, research, service, and in building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. The Department is comprised of 65 faculty members and is currently ranked 14th among Pathology departments in NIH funding, with active research programs in placental biology, microbiome, cancer immunology, and neurodevelopmental biology. The successful candidate will benefit from the highly stimulating and collaborative environment within both the department and the Center.

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree. Candidates must also have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California and be board eligible or board certified in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology, or related field.

The preferred candidate will also have a current research program in a discipline relevant to women's reproductive and/or perinatal biology with a track record of obtaining funding.

Candidates with additional clinical fellowship training in gynecologic, perinatal, and/or pediatric pathology are preferred. Candidates with a high productivity with regards to peer-reviewed publications and a strong research background in reproductive immunology or endometrial biology are preferred.

The appropriate series and appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Rank based on candidate's experience and qualifications. Series will include Ladder Rank, In-Residence with secured extramural funding, Clinical X and HS Clinical.

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

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. 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:

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC San Diego requires all candidates for academic appointments with tenure or security of employment to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled "Authorization to Release" into RECRUIT as part of their application.

Assistant Professor: Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

Associate or Full Professor: 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 race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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