Skip to main content

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Residence) Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Application Window

Open date: July 29th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, Jan 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 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), The Department of Pediatrics ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and are seeking an academic clinician or a physician scientist to join the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Infectious Diseases subspecialty service at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego.

The Division of Infectious Diseases participates in clinical care, teaching, clinical and basic research as well as hospital epidemiology and infection control at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. The 505-bed non-profit pediatric-care teaching facility serves as a major regional tertiary care hospital for children and adolescents. It is the largest children's hospital on the west coast (based on admissions) and serves a diverse population of one million children for their medical and surgical care. The Division has excelled in every aspect of its clinical and academic missions and fosters an environment of equity and inclusion. Its reputation is demonstrated by the leadership roles of its divisional members nationally and internationally, and the success of the fellows graduating from the program. (

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or equivalent and must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Pediatrics in the subspecialty of Pediatric Infectious diseases. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Physician scientist candidates must have postdoctoral research experience and a track record of research grants and publications.

Candidates with experience in inpatient and outpatient infectious disease clinical care, including the care of Kawasaki disease patients are preferred. Candidates who have completed a three-year fellowship in infectious Pediatric Infectious Diseases are preferred. Candidates with research programs in microbial pathogens, host immune response, inflammation, or Kawasaki Disease research are 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. 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:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

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.

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)