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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adj, In-Residence) - Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Application Window

Open date: July 25th, 2022

Next review date: Sunday, Aug 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jul 25, 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 Surgery (http://www.surgery.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking academic physician(s) at the Assistant, Associate or Full rank to join the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Rady Children’s is the largest free-standing children’s hospital in California with a total of 551 active beds and is affiliated with the University of California at San Diego. The Heart Institute is one of the core initiatives at Rady Children’s and is composed of 30 physicians and supported by over 100 staff. The program provides all levels of congenital heart care ranging from the fetus to the adult, including transplant, at two main sites that include Rady Children’s Hospital and the University of California at San Diego. The program has a fully staffed and devoted pediatric cardiac intensive care unit/inpatient unit that provides 24/7 in-house attending level coverage. The program ranks consistently among top heart and heart surgery programs in USNWR and performs a total of 350 operations per year with 250-300 STS Index operations annually. The congenital heart surgeon’s support another 50 to 100 adult congenital operations performed at UCSD university hospital with the adult team.

The prospective surgeon(s) would become part of our integrated multidisciplinary Heart Institute and would support the director of cardiothoracic surgery in the continued evolution of this regional congenital heart surgery initiative.

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing high quality training and teaching and will participate in the clinical care of patients and/or basic research.

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: 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
Adjunct Professor – see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.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 equivalent and have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Candidates must also be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, be board certified/eligible in congenital heart surgery sub-specialty and have completed an approved ACGME congenital heart fellowship and have special skills in congenital heart failure, heart transplant, heart mechanical assist and adult congenital.

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)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03285

Help contact: jbell@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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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