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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin) - Pediatric Pathology

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Open date: February 17, 2022

Most recent review date: Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 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: Friday, Feb 17, 2023 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 Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) ( and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD) ( are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and are seeking a part-time Pediatric Pathologist at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego is a 505-bed, primary through quaternary care hospital and is the only regional pediatric hospital. RCHSD is the clinical home of the UCSD Department of Pediatrics, and the majority of neonatal and pediatric surgeries in the area are performed here. Neonatology is listed #4 and Orthopedics #7 in the U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Children's Hospitals national rankings. There are strong programs in Neuro-Oncology and Cardiac, Kidney, and Bone Marrow Transplantation, and the Pediatric Oncology Program is part of the UCSD NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Pediatric Pathology Division is the only group of pathologists dedicated to the practice of pediatric pathology in San Diego County. The Pathology Departments at RCHSD and UCSD include state-of-the-art laboratories that offer on-site pediatric inpatient and outpatient services.

The Pediatric Pathology Division at RCHSD currently has 5 fulltime pathologists and provides a full range of anatomic and clinical pathology services, with approximately 12,000 surgical pathology cases, 400 bone marrow biopsies, and 20 autopsies per year. The Department participates in ACGME-accredited fellowships in Surgical Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, and Hematopathology at the UCSD School of Medicine and trains medical students and residents in pediatric pathology from the UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego Naval Hospital, and elsewhere.

Teaching duties to include instruction of medical students, residents, and fellows participating on rotation in the service.

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:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.

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:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD and must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Anatomic, Clinical and Pediatric Pathology. Candidates must also have completed additional medical kidney and solid organ transplant pathology fellowship.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with strong pediatric anatomic and clinical pathology diagnostic skills are preferred.

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)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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