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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Adjunct, Clin X, In-Res) Academic General Pediatrics

Position overview

Position title: Academic General Pediatrics
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 $160,000 - $260,000. 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: October 2, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Jan 25, 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: Tuesday, Oct 1, 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 Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are currently seeking new clinical faculty in General Pediatrics to join our Division of Academic General Pediatrics.

The Division has clinical practices in multiple locations, including a burgeoning partnership with a large federally qualified health center system that serves many communities in San Diego. We provide outpatient medical care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults aged from birth to 21 years. Our team is comprised of exceptional faculty and staff committed to providing evidence-based clinical care and serves as the main outpatient pediatric teaching site for UCSD medical students and pediatric residents. The Division also has a clinic focused on caring for medically fragile patients as well as visits for breastfeeding support, for children traveling to developing countries, and immigrant children.

The successful candidates will play a crucial role in the well-being and development of infants, children, and adolescents in our community. The incumbents will contribute to providing quality healthcare and promoting a lifetime of good health for our young patients. They 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 at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level 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:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence 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 finalists.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD 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 board-eligible by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with fellowship training in General Pediatrics and/or Adolescent Medicine and/or Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, and/or two years of equivalent clinical experience are preferred.

Candidates with proven ability to work collaboratively across Pediatric disciplines are preferred.

Candidates with strong clinical skills and interest in medical student/resident education and teaching are preferred.

Candidates with fluency in Spanish and/or other languages are preferred.

Candidates with an interest in working with minoritized communities clinically and academically are 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)

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