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

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS ( AND CHILDREN’S SPECIALISTS OF SAN DIEGO ( are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and are jointly recruiting Cardiologists (General/Outpatient) for the unified Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego.

Our 551-bed hospital serves as a major regional tertiary care hospital for children, and is the major teaching facility for the Department of Pediatrics of the UCSD School of Medicine. The Division provides a full range of Pediatric Cardiology services with 22 pediatric cardiologists, three cardiothoracic surgeons, and also has an ACGME fellowship program. The Division supports a program with more than 500 surgical procedures yearly.

Our Division of Cardiology ( is recruiting for 1-2 full-time general cardiologists at any career level. The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for seeing 6-8 half day clinics sessions weekly in the Rady Children’s Hospital Heart Center and in satellite clinics located in San Diego County and regionally. In addition, successful candidate(s) will take a share of cardiology night (approximately 2-3 per month), holiday (1-2 per year) and weekend calls (4-5 per year) and will work approximately 4-5 weeks per year as the Hospital Cardiologists responsible for the supervision of non-critical cardiac inpatients and consultations on patients not on the cardiology service. Qualified candidates may have the opportunity to read echocardiograms up to 2 half days per week. The successful candidate will play a major role in our clinical care, and in the education of students, residents and fellows.

Candidates for this position must have an M.D. and be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatric cardiology. Candidates must also be licensed or licensable to practice medicine in the state of California.

Preferred candidate(s) will be proficient in speaking, reading, and writing Spanish for our Spanish-speaking population of patient families. Additional training in preventive pediatric cardiology is highly desirable.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels. 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.

  • 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)