Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Hospital Medicine

University of California San Diego

Position overview
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $166,500-$235,400. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here: ( . Application Window

Open date: January 27, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Feb 26, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Jan 27, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics ( ), and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego ( ) are committed to academic excellence and fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for all its faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) is seeking pediatrician candidates for a full-time or part-time positions as clinician-researcher and/or clinician educator.

The UC San Diego PHM Division admits over 6,000 children annually. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego is the only children's hospital serving the large San Diego County and surrounding areas with a catchment area of approximately 800,000 children. Members hold system leadership roles.

Division members are the core educators for our PHM fellows, as well as medical students and residents from UC San Diego and all surrounding Pediatric and Family Medicine training programs rotating on the inpatient ward. Leadership roles within the division may be available for select candidates based on skill sets.

The successful candidates may serve at our Helen Bernardy Center for Fragile Children, the Juvenile Hall medical system, or the palliative care program. The successful candidates may add to our research in microbiome and pharmacology, clinical trials, medical education, and QI. The successful candidates will provide clinical services in various settings, including day and night work on attending only, nurse practitioner, and/or resident services. The successful candidates are expected to participate and/or lead in teaching, mentoring, and providing care for a diverse, international population, and are expected to provide equitable care to all children and families.

The appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level and will be based on the candidate's background and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:




Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent and must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Candidates must also be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Hospital Medicine.

Preferred qualifications
Candidates with at least 5 years of clinical experience in a tertiary care pediatric setting are preferred. Candidates with sub-board certification in palliative care medicine practicing pediatric palliative care medicine and pediatric hospital medicine are preferred.

Candidates with clinical experience performing sedation and serving in healthcare systems roles such as interfacility transport are also preferred. Candidates with experience performing research and/or leading a division-level research program are preferred.

Candidates with experience providing care to patients and families from diverse backgrounds and excellent communication skills are also preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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