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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Adjunct, HS Clin, Clin X, In Residence) Neonatologist

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital is recruiting for full-time neonatologists at our regional and community-based NICUs, including Hillcrest/San Diego and Rancho Springs locations at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level.

UC San Diego ranks 15th in the country among research-intensive medical schools. The UC San Diego Rady Children’s Division of Neonatology is currently ranked in the top 20 nationally by US News and World Report and possesses an outstanding group of talented clinician educators, translational investigators, and physician scientists. Faculty members in the Division of Neonatology cover the 52-bed regional Level III NICU within the newly opened UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center, the 49-bed tertiary Level IV NICU at Rady Children’s Hospital, and both Level III and Level II Rady Children’s Hospital NICUs throughout San Diego and Riverside Counties.

The ideal candidates will be committed to excellence in clinical care, display a passion for teaching, and possess a distinguished record of scholarly activity, research, and innovation in the clinical setting. Abundant opportunities exist to collaborate with clinical and basic science investigators in Neonatology and Pediatrics in addition to other departments and institutions throughout the San Diego area. Both senior physicians and fellows in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have an MD and be board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in the subspecialty of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine or soon to be graduates of an accredited training program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Candidates must also be licensed or licensable to practice medicine in the state of California.

Preferred candidate will have strong clinical experience with an interest in clinical investigation, quality improvement, regional and national clinical care initiatives, and experience in the training of fellows, residents and medical students.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Series will be determined by the successful candidate’s skills, qualifications and funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

References (contact information or letter of recommendation) may be requested from all finalists.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Letter of Interest

  • 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)