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Immunology and Rheumatology Physician Scientist or Scientist

Apply now Work type: University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Division of Immunology and Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a physician scientist or scientist who is a wet lab, translational, or informatics investigator at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor with translational research expertise and interest in one or more of the following areas: inflammatory disease, autoimmune disease, immunologic mechanisms of disease, genomics, other “omics” research, pre-clinical models of disease, informatics, and/or other areas of translational research in autoimmune, inflammatory, and/or rheumatic disease. The candidate must hold an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD. Although board-eligibility or board-certification is desired, board-eligibility or board-certification is not required. The applicant must be qualified for appointment to a faculty position at Stanford University.  The position will be in the University Tenure Line or University Medical Line, with the expectation that time will be split between research, mentoring/teaching activities, and for physician scientist, clinical service.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.  The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.  Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be expected to have outstanding research, clinical and mentoring/teaching skills. The candidate is required to contribute to the research programs, and either have an established track record of funded research or have demonstrated the ability or shown the potential to obtain peer-reviewed research funding relevant to diverse areas, within inflammatory disease, autoimmune disease, and/or rheumatic disease. The position will be based either in Stanford University Medical Center or at VA Palo Alto, depending on the candidate’s interest and programmatic need.

The Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates are encouraged to include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references at:

Contact Cynthia Llanes, Academic Affairs Manager for Recruitment at for more information. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2023 and accepted until position is filled.

The expected base pay range for this position is:

Immunology and Rheumatology:
Assistant Professor - $246,000 - $257,000
Associate Professor - $265,000 - $276,000
Professor - $281,000 - $324,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

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