Open Leadership Positions

​UC San Diego Health Sciences has more than 1,500 physicians and scientists who serve as faculty members for more than 900 residents and fellows, 500 medicine and pharmacy students, and hundreds of other graduate students. Its academic programs rank among the best in the country for primary care and research. The organization's leadership embraces a culture of academic excellence coupled with innovation and collaboration, and continuously seeks to align its educational programs with cutting-edge research, new clinical technologies and techniques, and hands-on experience through pioneering programs that emphasize compassionate, personalized patient care.

The dynamic Health Sciences enterprise comprises the School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and UC San Diego Health. Our patient care locations include the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest; Jacobs Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and Shiley Eye Institute in La Jolla; and many other centers, clinics, and affiliates throughout Southern California.

Open Positions

Associate or Full Professor - Director of the Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion (JPF03569)


  • ​​Cinnamon Bloss (Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science)
  • Linda Brubaker (Clinical Professor, Ob/Gyn & Reproductive Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Mariana Cherner (Professor In Residence, Psychiatry)​
  • Jeff Daskalakis (Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry)
  • Julie Freeman (Executive Officer, Sanford Institute of Empathy and Compassion) Staff Consultant
  • Kama Guluma (Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs and Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine)
  • Evonne Kaplan-Liss (Clinical Professor, Pediatrics)
  • Douglas Nitz (Professor and Chair of Cognitive Science)
  • Jair Siqueria-Neto (Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science)​

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Associate or Full Professor - Director of the Stein Institute for Research on Aging (JPF03596)​


  • ​Eliah Aronoff-Spencer (Assistant Professor, Medicine; Director, Center for Health Design)
  • James Brewer (Professor and Chair, Neurosciences)
  • Kyle Edmonds (Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine)
  • Danielle Glorioso (Executive Director, Stein Institute for Research on Aging) Staff consultant
  • Laura Hart (Assistant Clinical Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Judy Pa (Professor, Neurosciences) Chair
  • Aladdin Shadyab (Assistant Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science)​

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How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply through UC San Diego Academic Personnel Services at its AP On-Line Recruit website.