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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In-Residence) Stroke

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Open date: October 12, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, May 22, 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: Thursday, Oct 12, 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 Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is recruiting Vascular Neurology faculty.

The successful candidates will evaluate patients in the ambulatory setting and provide inpatient care at two Joint Commission Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Centers in La Jolla and Hillcrest. Beyond the highest clinical standards in stroke care and stroke outcomes, these centers offer cutting edge acute stroke care, including the use of investigational devices and compounds to improve stroke outcomes and close collaboration with a state-of-the-art neurocritical care program. These centers also provide outpatient care to stroke patients after hospitalization and for any needed follow up. In addition, UC San Diego has a significant tele-stroke service, over which the selected candidate will be expected to provide care.

The selected candidates will be encouraged to interact with a wide range of clinical, translational and basic science programs at UC San Diego. The Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego is consistently ranked at the top of all Neurosciences and Neurology programs for research excellence, and its hospital care is currently ranked #21 in the nation by US News and World Report. UC San Diego Health is a comprehensive academic medical center widely recognized as a top performer for excellence in delivering high-quality care and optimal patient outcomes.

The environment offers exceptional opportunity for career development, and whether candidates are senior or fledgling in their academic path, all those with qualifications and great promise, energy and creativity are encouraged to apply.
The position will provide excellence in the teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students regarding stroke care. Candidates with significant demonstrated excellence in teaching, an opportunity for leadership within the stroke fellowship will be considered.

Selection will be made depending on the area of interest, aspiration, career trajectory, and capacity for teambuilding. The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Several leadership training programs are available to bolster the candidate's trajectory and fulfillment in this position. Whether their interests are in education, quality improvement, population health, or administrative leadership, UC San Diego offers a wealth of training opportunities that one can pursue alongside their work as a neurologist caring for the breadth of referrals that we see in this leading center. Training opportunities for physicians include the following: National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine (NCLAM Program), Health Leadership Academy, Rady Health Sciences MBA Program, Clinical Research Enhancement through Supplemental Training (CREST Program), Hispanic Center of Excellence Training Program, Women's Initiative for Professional Development, and many more.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
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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:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a MD or equivalent. Candidates with an MD or equivalent must have or be Board eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California and have completed Neurology or similarly related training.

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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