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

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Open date: September 9th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, Apr 18, 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, Sep 9, 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), Department of Pediatrics (, and Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego ( 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:
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)