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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Adjunct, Clinical X, In-Res) Clinical Academic Dermatologists or Pediatric Dermatologists

Position overview

Position title: Clinical Academic Dermatologists or Pediatric Dermatologists
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 $86,500 - $228,600. 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: December 1, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Mar 10, 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: Saturday, Nov 30, 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 Dermatology at the University of California San Diego ( is recruiting for CLINICAL ACADEMIC DERMATOLOGISTS or PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGISTS to join our successful team in San Diego. The Department of Dermatology is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

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 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:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, or MD/PhD in health-related fields.

Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board and must be board-certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Dermatology.

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

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidates with a focus on Pediatric Dermatology must have completed a Pediatric Dermatology fellowship by the time of the start of the appointment.

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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