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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Open date: July 30th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Aug 29, 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: Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 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 (http://pediatrics.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking academic physicians at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank to join the Division of Emergency Medicine at both our main campus and satellite emergency departments and urgent cares.

Rady Children’s Hospital is a 524-bed level 1 Trauma Center and serves as the region’s primary and tertiary pediatric hospital, and as the clinical home of the UCSD Department of Pediatrics. The Division has a strong commitment to clinical care, quality improvement, community service and outreach, teaching, and research.

The PEM Division houses an ACGME-accredited fellowship, has 8 PEM fellows and 1 PEM ultrasound fellow in training each year, and is the pediatric emergency medicine training site for over 200 residents and over 50 medical students. The main campus ED has a census of close to 100,000 visits per year and over 12,000 per year at our satellite location (prior to COVID-19). The division also has 6 community pediatric urgent care centers with a combined census of about 60,000 visits per year (prior to COVID-19).

The successful candidates will join our staff of 42 PEM BC/BE attending physicians, 15 Urgent Care pediatricians, and 3 allied health professionals to provide coverage at both our main and satellite ED providing the vast majority of the pediatric emergency care for San Diego county.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Associate of 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: 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

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

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidates must have an MD or DO or equivalent and must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

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)

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02818

Help contact: jmaog@ucsd.edu

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 condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.