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UCSD Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities at UCSD are administered by the type of appointment: staff, academic or student. Vacancy information and application procedures differ. Jobseekers should consult the appropriate office or Web page for specific instructions.

UCSD campus staff employment

Staff employment offers the largest number of opportunities for a wide range of jobs. Vacancies are posted on the UCSD Job Bulletin daily, with a minimum two-week posting period. After the closing date, the qualified pool is referred to the hiring department for further consideration. Applicants can check the status of their application(s) online.

UC San Diego Health System employment

UC San Diego Health System job opportunities for a range of patient care and administrative positions are posted on the UCSD Job Bulletin. Applicants can check the status of their application(s) online.  These jobs are may be located in a variety of locations including the UC San Diego Health System in Hillcrest, Thornton Hospital, Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla and others. The UC San Diego Health System Human Resources office is at 200 W. Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103-8912. 

Academic employment

Candidates for academic positions are recruited directly by the individual academic departments. The types of academic appointments are: tenured and non-tenured track faculty, full-time and part time lecturers, School of Medicine faculty, research positions and postdoctoral positions.

Student employment

On- and off- campus employment opportunities for currently enrolled students and alumni are available through the Job Opportunities Program.

UCSD Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.