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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In-Residence, Adjunct) Infectious Disease Academic Clinician/Physician Scientist

Application Window

Open date: February 17, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Jul 4, 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 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. (

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Series will be determined by the successful candidate's skills, qualifications and funding.

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:

References may be requested from all finalists.


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD in health related fields or equivalent, be board certified/board eligible in 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.

Candidates must have demonstrable clinical and research experience and skills, along with experience developing clinical/translational research and innovative educational programs.

Additional qualifications (Required at Time of Start)

Candidates must have completed a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases by the time of start.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with experience in inpatient and outpatient infectious disease clinical care, including antimicrobial stewardship training or specialized care of immunocompromised patients 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)

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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.

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