Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Pediatric Neurology
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
United States

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In-Residence) Clinical Pediatric Neurologist/Epileptologist

Job #JPF02789
  • NEUROSCIENCES / School of Medicine / UC San Diego

Application Window

Open date: July 13th, 2021

Next review date: Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022 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 Neurosciences ( at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking an outstanding full-time clinical Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist.

UC San Diego and the Rady Children's Hospital wish to recruit a fellowship-trained pediatric epileptologist who has expertise in the broad spectrum of epileptic conditions in the pediatric population, with respect to both current diagnostic and treatment approaches. The successful candidate will join an existing group of pediatric epileptologists who participate in all aspects of pediatric epilepsy care – including, but not limited to, epilepsy surgery, clinical drug trials, vagus nerve stimulation, and the ketogenic diet. The comprehensive epilepsy program at Rady Children’s Hospital is fully accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (at the highest level of distinction – Level IV).

The Division of Pediatric Neurology at the Rady Children’s Hospital ( is an integral part of the UCSD Department of Neurosciences and, as such, fully participates in the exciting new developments within the Department and the distinguished Neurosciences community at UC San Diego. The Division provides comprehensive neurological clinical care to the children of San Diego County and beyond. At present, the Division is comprised of 24 child neurologists, 10 pediatric neurology residents, and an extensive team of trainees and allied health professionals. Excellence in clinical care, education and research spans all subspecialty areas of pediatric neurology, including but not limited to epilepsy, neurodevelopmental disorders, brain cancer, stroke, brain injury, headache, neonatal neurology, movement disorders, demyelinating disorders, neurogenetics, and neuromuscular disorders.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications 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:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. 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:

References and to obtain credentialing for epilepsy surgery evaluations, appropriate documentation of prior epilepsy surgery training including de-identified case logs and formal clinical reports may be requested.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree and must have or be eligible for 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 Pediatric Neurology, clinical neurophysiology and/or epilepsy.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with additional training in epilepsy surgery is 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)
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Campus Information

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.


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