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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, In-Residence, Adjunct) Inpatient Neurology Specialists (Neurohospitalists)

Position overview

Position title: Inpatient Neurology Specialists
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 $200,000 - $240,000. 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: January 29, 2024

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Mar 13, 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, Jan 28, 2025 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 Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is recruiting for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Professor levels.

US News and World Report ranks UC San Diego #21 in the nation for Neurological and Neurosurgical care and the Department of Neurosciences consistently ranks #1 in NIH funding among neurosciences departments and in the top 5 of neurology departments. The UC San Diego Health includes the Jacobs Medical Center, Hillcrest, and East Campus hospitals. Each is staffed for service of general (non-stroke) and stroke neurological care and consultation.

The UC San Diego Department of Neurosciences is seeking neurologists with specialty expertise and interest in the optimal delivery of neurological care and consultation in the inpatient setting (Neurohospitalist).

The current positions are for delivery of general inpatient neurological care and consultation at the Jacobs Medical Center as well as the intermittent staffing of a discharge clinic for aiding clinical transitions from the inpatient and emergency department settings to ambulatory care.

The incumbents will play a key role in teaching of residents and medical students within the inpatient setting and will partner with the Department and institution to enhance clinical quality metrics, such as emergency department consultation response times, efficient and effective use of hospital resources for neurological diagnosis and care, constructive and service-oriented neurological consultation for partner services, and skillful delivery of inpatient and transitional care for patients on the general (non-stroke) neurology service.

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:

Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

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 a PhD in Neurosciences, Neurology or related fields and/or MD or equivalent.

Candidates with a MD or equivalent must have completed Neurology or similarly related training and must be Board eligible or certified in Neurology or related fields.

Candidates with a MD or equivalent must also have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

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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