Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clin X) Division Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medic

Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clin X) Division Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

University of California San Diego

Position overview
Position title: Division Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine 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 $175,000-$300,000. 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: Application Window

Open date: September 11, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Oct 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Sep 10, 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 ( ) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking to recruit an innovative academic physician to serve as the Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD), a top ten US News & World Report ranked Children's Hospital.

The clinical practice provides consultative, evidenced-based, trauma-informed, culturally aware, and confidential care for youth aged 10-26 years in San Diego County. Clinic services include eating and nutritional disorder management, mental health assessment with medication management, comprehensive contraceptive services including placement of long-acting reversible contraceptives, medical management of menstrual and gynecologic disorders, and STI screening and treatment. The division is also responsible for outpatient services for the Center for Gender-Affirming Care as well as the inpatient Medical Behavioral Unit (eating disorders medical stabilization unit).

The Division Chief will be responsible for providing clinical services to a highly diverse patient population in San Diego County and delivering medical/adolescent teaching and health education to a wide variety of trainees. The incumbent will develop and conduct new collaborative research programs across disciplines at UCSD and RCHSD. The successful candidate will be an advocate across multiple domains and be committed to evidence-based science across programs, practice, and policy.

The appropriate series and appointment 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:

References may be requested from all finalists.




Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Candidates must have an MD, or equivalent, DO, or MD/PhD, in health-related fields. Candidates must also have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Preferred qualifications
Candidates with a substantial background, expertise, and/or funded research in General Pediatrics or Adolescent Medicine are 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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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