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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Position overview

Position title: Developmental-Behavioral 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 $170,000 - $235,000. 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: November 6, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Nov 5, 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 (UCSD) ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Section of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) in the Division of Academic General Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine, and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics has an opening at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor Level. We are seeking outstanding, experienced Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians to join our dynamic academic program.

The UCSD Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics program emphasizes excellence in medical education, clinical care, and research. The work in all three areas is multidisciplinary and emphasizes community outreach and involvement. Our accredited DBP fellowship program involves close collaboration with DBP at the United States Naval Medical Center San Diego and Kaiser Permanente. Our physicians care for patients at multiple clinical sites and programs including the UCSD DBP Consultation Clinic, the San Diego Regional Center (Early Intervention and program for children and adults with developmental disabilities), the High-Risk Infant Follow-Up Clinic, the Down Syndrome Clinic and KidSTART program at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, and the DBP Clinic at the San Ysidro Health Center (a federally-qualified health center on the US-Mexico border). We are a rapidly growing program with opportunities for leadership and program development and ample research opportunities and collaborators are available through our academic and community networks.

The ideal candidates will be responsible for providing clinical service and quality management, scholarly work, and teaching and training of fellows, residents, and medical students. Opportunities exist to collaborate at UCSD and Rady Children's Hospital in research endeavors, development of clinical programs, and other programmatic initiatives.

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:

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 with a subspecialty in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with demonstrated strong leadership in the support of diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting 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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