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Endocrinology: Physician Scientist or Scientist

Apply now Work type: University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS)
Categories: School of Medicine

The Division of Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University is seeking two physician scientists or scientists to fill two positions, who are basic/translational/clinical investigators at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the University Tenure Line (UTL) or University Medical Line (UML). Candidates with basic, translational or clinical research programs in any area related to endocrinology, diabetes or metabolism will be considered, including but not limited to pre-clinical models of diabetes or other endocrine disorders, informatics, genetics, genomics and other “omics” research, endocrine/hormone physiology, or pharmacotherapy.

Candidates must hold an MD (or equivalent), MD/PhD, or PhD degree. Although board-eligibility or board-certification in adult endocrinology is desired, board-eligibility or board-certification is not required.

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 and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant and collegial Division of Endocrinology with a strong tradition of excellence in research, education, and clinical care. Applicants should have a record of scholarly achievement including the ability to conduct team science by collaborating productively with other investigators and clinicians. The potential ability to obtain grant funding or prior success competing for competitive research awards, and publication record appropriate at the stage of career are highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to provide mentorship to research trainees.

The Division of Endocrinology benefits from the rich scientific and clinical environment at Stanford, which fosters collaborations with investigators from many departments and institutes, including the Stanford Diabetes Research Center, Cardiovascular Institute, Chemistry, Engineering and Medicine for Human Health, and Stem Cell Biology.  The position will be based either in the Stanford University Medical Center or at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), depending on the candidate’s interest and programmatic need. The VAPAHCS is a tertiary referral center for an area encompassing a large area of Northern California and incorporates all aspects of endocrinology practice. 

The Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to: Endocrinology: Physician Scientist or Scientist

Contact Junie Urbano, Faculty Affairs Specialist for Recruitment at for more information. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1st, 2024 and accepted until position is filled.


The expected base pay range for this position is:

Assistant Professor - $254,000 - $265,000

Associate Professor - $273,000 - $285,000

Professor - $290,000 - $334,000


This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all
components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program 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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