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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Residence) Physiatrist

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 11th, 2018
Last review date: January 13th, 2019
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: May 11th, 2019
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 Orthopaedic Surgery within the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is seeking a highly qualified and energetic board certified/eligible physiatrist to complement our non-surgical Orthopaedic practice.

The nonsurgical service of UCSD Orthopaedics is expanding and the candidate would join the other PM&R and non-surgical physicians in the Orthopaedic Department. Responsibilities include outpatient care and teaching, with opportunities for basic science and clinical research at UCSD facilities. Candidates with excellent interpersonal/communication skills, will work together with Orthopaedic surgeons to maximize the nonsurgical care of patients at UCSD. This is an outpatient position without inpatient/consult responsibilities.

Candidates must have an MD or DO and completed an accredited physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training program, be board eligible or board certified, and be eligible for licensure in California.

Preferred candidate will have experience in managing general musculoskeletal conditions, including spine management as well as peripheral joints, arthritis, and general non-operative orthopaedics. Prior experience in an academic teaching institution and experience with EMGs and injections is preferred.

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:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

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

Job location

San Diego, CA


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)

Reference requirements
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