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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist

Position overview

Position title: Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $237,000 - S500,000. 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: September 20, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, May 20, 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: Thursday, Sep 19, 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, a renowned institution committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, is seeking a passionate and skilled Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist to join the Division of Cardiology within the Department of Pediatrics and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. Collaborating closely with the Rady Children’s Heart Institute, the successful candidate will join our dedicated Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit.

Ranked among the ten Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a 511-bed non-profit pediatric teaching facility that provides exceptional medical and surgical care to a diverse population of one million children and adolescents. Our commitment to equity and inclusion drives every aspect of our clinical and academic pursuits.

The Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego is at the forefront of clinical care, education, and research. We are committed to promoting child health in the community and across the state while supporting innovative clinical programs and expanding research and training initiatives.

As a Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the 30-bed Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) and will join the Division’s roster of thirty faculty including two experienced cardiac surgeons and seven cardiac intensivists. The incumbent will provide expert cardiac critical care to individuals with congenital or acquired heart disease, from newborns to young adults. The successful candidate will also be expected to support the mission of delivering high-quality care, teaching, and scholarly activities while promoting an environment that supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity among faculty, students, and staff.

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:

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 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-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Candidates must have at least one of the following criteria:

  • A subspecialty in Cardiology with an additional year of advanced cardiac intensive care fellowship
  • A subspecialty in Critical Care Medicine with an additional year of advanced cardiac intensive care fellowship
  • A subspecialty in Pediatric Anesthesia with additional training in cardiac critical care
  • Dual fellowships in cardiology and critical care

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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