Clinical Pediatric Neurologists/Epileptologists Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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Clinical Pediatric Neurologists/Epileptologists
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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 outstanding clinical Pediatric Neurologists/Epileptologists.

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 two dozen child neurologists, 10 pediatric neurology residents, several clinical fellows, and an extensive team of other 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 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 successful candidates 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, transcranial magnetic stimulation, epilepsy genetics, and the ketogenic diet. The selected candidates will be responsible for providing high quality training and teaching and will participate in the clinical care of patients and research.

Candidates must have a MD or equivalent, or a MD/PhD.

Candidates must be Board certified/Board eligible in Pediatric Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and/or Epilepsy.

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

Candidates with additional training in epilepsy surgery is preferred.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s background and experience.

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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 $82,200-$235,400. 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: (

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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 may be requested from all finalists.

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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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