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

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Open date: April 21, 2022

Most recent review date: Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 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, Apr 21, 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), Department of Pediatrics (, and Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego ( are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, fellows, staff, and student body. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is seeking to recruit a pediatric nephrologist or physician-scientist at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to join a group of 8 faculty members.

Faculty members in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology are currently involved in basic science, clinical and translational research as well as quality improvement initiatives. Our research is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health, charitable Foundations and the Pharmaceutical Industry. We participate in national collaboratives including NAPRTCS, CKiD, SCOPE, and PRNC. Division faculty members are actively engaged in the training of UCSD medical students and pediatric residents. Our long-standing ACGME accredited pediatric nephrology fellowship program currently has 3 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 chronic hemo- and peritoneal dialysis patients and 10-15 kidney transplant recipients per year, as well as CRRT and apheresis programs. RCHSD is the only free standing children's hospital in the San Diego region with 511 beds including a level IV NICU, level I trauma center, cardiac ICU with active cardiac transplant program, and a bone marrow transplant program. Beyond the main RCHSD campus, we also provide consultative services at the UCSD NICU at Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, Sharp Mary Birch, Kaiser-Permanente, and Rady satellite clinics in northern San Diego County and Riverside County. The Division of Nephrology 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. As clinical faculty, the successful candidate will be expected to develop clinical research and teaching programs.

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:

References may be requested from all finalists.


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Candidates must have an MD, DO, MD/PhD in health-related fields or equivalent and be board certified or eligible 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 also possess excellent and demonstrable clinical and teaching skills.

Additional qualifications (Required at Time of Start)

Candidates must have completed a fellowship training program at the start date

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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