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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Pathologist

Position overview

Position title: Pediatric Pathologist
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 $180,000-$326,400. 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: May 7, 2024

Most recent review date: Sunday, Jun 9, 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: Wednesday, May 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 Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) ( and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD) ( are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and are seeking a Pediatric Pathologist.

The Pediatric Pathology Division at RCHSD currently has 6 full-time pathologists and provides a full range of anatomic and clinical pathology services, with approximately 13,500 surgical pathology, 400 bone marrow, 1,500 cytopathology cases, and 20 pediatric autopsies per year. The Department participates in ACGME-accredited fellowship training in Surgical Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Hematopathology, and Neuropathology at the UCSD School of Medicine and trains medical students and residents in pediatric pathology from the UCSD School of Medicine and the San Diego Naval Hospital.

The successful candidate will provide coverage of a full range of Pediatric Pathology services, including share of call. The teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows is also expected.

The appropriate series and appointment as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor 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:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent.

Candidates must have a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Anatomic, Clinical, and/or Pediatric Pathology.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with at least three years of experience in pediatric anatomic and clinical pathology diagnosis 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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