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

Application Window

Open date: November 15, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Feb 14, 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: Wednesday, Nov 15, 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, Department of Dermatology ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are recruiting for CLINICAL ACADEMIC DERMATOLOGISTS or PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGISTS to join our successful team in San Diego.

UCSD Dermatology is dedicated to rendering quality patient-centered care, and excellence in education and research. We have a rapidly growing, robust clinical practice in multiple locations providing General Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Cosmetic Dermatology, Procedural Dermatology, Mohs Surgery, and Pediatric Dermatology services. Our team is comprised of outstanding faculty and staff committed to clinical work and jointly sharing education and quality initiatives.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide the diagnoses and the treatment of a full spectrum of skin disorders with special emphasis on an area of interest to the candidate. The successful candidates will also be responsible to provide excellent clinical care, quality patient care, mentorship, and teaching to students, residents, and fellows in both clinical and academic medicine settings.

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:


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD in health-related fields, or equivalent. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board. Candidates must be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Dermatology.

Candidates must also have experience practicing Dermatology in both outpatient and inpatient settings and have experience in clinical care and education.

Candidates with a focus on Pediatric Dermatology must have completed a Pediatric Dermatology fellowship.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with engagement in other academic pursuits, such as medical writing, lectures, and clinical research are preferred. Candidates with EPIC/EMR familiarity are also 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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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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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