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Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Division Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Position overview

Position title: Division Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
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 $175,000-$300,000. 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: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html

Application Window

Open date: March 7, 2024

Next review date: Sunday, Jul 7, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 7, 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 University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics (http://www-pediatrics.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD) (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking to recruit a Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at UCSD and RCHSD. The Department is interested in renowned leaders who have a commitment to excellence in clinical innovation, teaching, and research.

The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine cares for over 6,000 children admitted to the Rady Children's main and community sites. The Division is the oldest in North America and is the sole provider of hospital medicine services at RCHSD. RCHSD is the only children's hospital serving San Diego, southwest Riverside and Imperial Counties, and surrounding areas with a catchment area of approximately 800,000 children.

The Division Chief will report to the Chair of the Department and work closely with the other Division Chiefs and Vice Chairs in the Department of Pediatrics. The Division Chief will oversee the clinical, research, and educational activities of the Division, lead recruiting efforts, and ensure career mentoring for all faculty and fellows in the Division. The Division Chief 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 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: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf

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: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm- 671.pdf

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

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

Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board.

Candidates must have at least three years of demonstrable leadership experience.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with at least five years of experience in leading a Pediatric division 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)

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 required (contact information only)

References may be requested from finalists

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03931

Help contact: jmaog@health.ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

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