Job Details

University of California San Diego
  • Position Number: 1998725
  • Location: La Jolla, CA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians


Assistant or Associate Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Residence) Pediatric Nephrology

University of California San Diego


The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics (http://pediatrics.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is seeking to recruit a pediatric nephrologist or physician-scientist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is currently involved in basic science, clinical and translational research programs. Division faculty members are actively engaged in the training of UCSD medical students, and 72 pediatric residents. Our active long-standing ACGME accredited pediatric nephrology fellowship program currently has 3 current fellows. The Comprehensive Kidney Care Center, located at RCHSD, houses the general nephrology, transplant and dialysis clinics and a five-station pediatric dialysis unit. Activities include shared care for 15-25 dialysis patients and 10-15 new kidney transplant recipients per year, as well as active CRRT and apheresis programs. The Division has been consistently ranked in the top 30 in the Nation by the US News and World Report and most recently ranked 18th.

The successful candidate will be expected to serve as an attending in the outpatient clinic and on the inpatient Nephrology service, must possess excellent and demonstrable clinical and teaching skills. As clinical faculty, the successful candidate will be expected to develop clinical research and teaching programs.

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or equivalent and be board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in the sub-specialty of Pediatric Nephrology. Candidates 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 completed a fellowship training program at the time of hiring.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant or Associate 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: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
Adjunct Professor - see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. 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: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02539

References may be requested from all finalists.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


To apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02539







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