Training & Employment Opportunities

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The Division of Experimental Medicine at UCSF has established a model of scientific collaboration that links clinical, translational, and basic science to tackle global health challenges. Research underway at the DEM is highly team-oriented and spans immunology, virology, vaccinology, epidemiology, and technology development.

If you are a highly motivated individual who would like to contribute your talents and energy to our mission, we welcome you to apply to join our team. Please note, all positions with 50% or greater effort are eligible for UC benefits.

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Position Lab Salary Range HR Status
Faculty Positions
Translational Research Scientist You will be establishing your own independent lab.

Negotiable and dependent upon experience. Generally, the ranges are below.

PhD -

Assistant, Step 1: $144,250 to Professor, Step 1: $189,933

MD or MD/PhD - 

Assistant, Step 1: $203,967 to Professor, Step 1: $250,523


Non-Faculty Academic Positions

Specialist (Flow Cytometry)* Core Immunology Lab Junior Step 1: $46,800 to Assistant Step 3: $60,700 annual salary Recruiting
Specialist (Flow Cytometry)* Hunt Lab Junior Step 1: $46,800 to Assistant Step 3: $60,700 annual salary Recruiting
Professional Researcher Rutishauser Lab Assistant Step 1: $83,300 to Full Step 3 $141,000 annual salary. Recruiting

Staff and Training Positions

Postdoctoral Scholar* Feeney Lab Starting at $58,000 annual salary Accepting Applications
Postdoctoral Scholar*

Rutishauser Lab

Immunology: Genome engineering to improve HIV adoptive T cell therapies

Starting at $58,000 annual salary Accepting Applications
Staff Research Associate* Javid Lab Starting at $27.09 hourly Accepting Applications
Staff Research Associate* Ernst Lab Starting at $30.89 hourly Accepting Applications
Bioinformatician Rutishauser Lab Starting at $32.09 hourly Accepting Applications

*Union represented. Wage set by the corresponding union and determined by experience, education, and independence.

**Non-represented. Wage negotiated based on experience and education.

Our Commitment

We are committed to seeking candidates whose work experience, training, and education has prepared them to contribute to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF and our division are committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care.

The University of California San Francisco 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, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.