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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Adjunct, Clinical X, In-Res) Pediatric Sleep Medicine Physician

Position overview

Position title: Pediatric Sleep Medicine Physician
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 - $225,000. 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: March 25, 2024

Next review date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Mar 25, 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 is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Section of Sleep Medicine in the Division of Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics ( at UC San Diego (UCSD) and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD) is currently recruiting Sleep Medicine Physicians.

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego is a nonprofit, 511-bed pediatric care facility dedicated to excellence in care, research, and teaching. It is the only hospital in the San Diego area dedicated exclusively to pediatric health care and the region's only designated pediatric trauma center. The Rady Children's Hospital for Healthy Sleep is an AASM-certified Sleep Testing Facility. The Division's nationally-ranked clinical program is expanding and growing with inpatient, outpatient, and consulting services at RCHSD and UCSD Medical Center, participation in multidisciplinary clinics, and delivery of care at regional satellite programs.

As a Sleep Medicine Physician, the successful candidates will play a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of various sleep disorders and improving patients' quality of life by identifying and managing sleep-related conditions. The successful candidates will also be expected to participate or lead in teaching, mentoring, research, or service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

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 an 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 Medical Board of California.

Candidates must also be board-certified or board-eligible in the subspecialty of Sleep Medicine.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates who are board-certified in Pediatrics, Neurology, Pulmonary Medicine, or Psychiatry 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.

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