Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clin, In-Res, Adjunct, Clin X) Pediatric Medical Genetic

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clin, In-Res, Adjunct, Clin X) Pediatric Medical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics

Job #JPF03620
  • PEDIATRICS / School of Medicine / UC San Diego


    Position title:
    Pediatric Medical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics
    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 $155,000-$275,000. 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: .


    Open date:
    May 23, 2023

    Next review date: Sunday, Jun 25, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Wednesday, May 22, 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.


    The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Genetics is currently seeking to expand the Medical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics team.

    The Division is actively involved in clinical care, research, teaching, and service. The Division sees more than 4,000 patients per year in a variety of clinics, primarily as outpatients at Rady Children's HospitalSan Diego, but also at UCSD Medical Center, throughout Southern California, and in Mexico.

    The successful candidates are expected to provide clinical leadership within the Department of Pediatrics, the Children's Specialists of San Diego Medical Group, and the Medical Practice Foundation of Rady Children's Hospital. This would include oversite of divisional budgets, quality improvement activities, and teaching and educational curriculum for trainees at all levels. Clinical activities could reflect the candidate's specific interest as well as the general genetics program. Leadership roles in the division may be available for select candidates.

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

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

    References may be requested from finalists.



    Basic qualifications
    (Required at Time of Application)
    Candidates must have an MD or equivalent or MD/PhD in Health-related fields 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 have solid clinical experience and/or research focus in Genetics.

    Additional qualifications (Required at Time of Start)
    Candidates must be board eligible in Medical Genetics and/or Biochemical Genetics by the time of start.

    Preferred qualifications
    Candidates with evidence of regional or national involvement in education and/or research activities (societies, conference presentations, abstract reviews, publications, grants, and others) are preferred. Candidates with experience providing leadership in teaching, research, or service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment are preferred.


    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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