Assistant/Associate or Professor of Clinical Surgery-CHLA – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Division of Pediatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) are actively seeking an outstanding pediatric surgeon for a full-time faculty member position. We are seeking fellowship-trained applicants in pediatric surgery who are board-eligible in Pediatric Surgery to lead our pediatric surgical oncology program and lead our pediatric surgery fellowship program.  The position will include a faculty rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, commensurate with level of experience.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is the largest pediatric oncology program of its kind in the Western United States. CHLA is a dynamic and collaborative research environment, and the Division of Pediatric Surgery has opportunities for impact and growth locally, nationally, and internationally.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Join a high-functioning clinical team of 9 surgeons with the opportunity to take care of complex patients.
  • Lead a major oncology program with strong support from the division, hospital, and oncology services who serve as leaders in pediatric oncology. CHLA is a leader in the treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma.
  • Be the Program Director for one of the oldest pediatric surgery programs in the country that has been training pediatric surgeons since 1961.
  • Experience a commitment to career development with outstanding opportunities for scholarly activity and education.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Nancy Hernandez

(323) 361-3720 |

The annual base salary range for this position is $435,000-$612,116.  When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. CHLA and USC greatly value diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

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