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

Position overview

Position title: Pediatric Nephrology
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $155,000-$250,000. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: August 8, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Jan 28, 2024 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, Aug 7, 2024 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 pediatric nephrologists or physician-scientists at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor to join a group of 7 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, IROC, 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 5 fellows including an active med-peds training program. 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 an 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 13th.

As clinical faculty, the successful candidates will be expected to serve as attendings in the outpatient clinic and on the inpatient Nephrology service. The successful candidates will also be expected to provide high-quality training and teaching, and/or develop clinical research related to one or more of the division-related academic interests.

The appropriate series and appointment will be based on the candidate’s background and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
In-Residence Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:

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

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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