Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Disease) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Department of Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is seeking outstanding applicants for full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in the Division of Infectious Diseases (ID). This individual will be involved in the clinical, educational, research, and other programmatic missions of the ID Division in the Department of Medicine.

The ID Division is renowned for its excellence in patient care and outstanding clinical training opportunities. The division consists of faculty located at two hospitals (Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center) and associated facilities on the Health Sciences Campus of the University of Southern California. The mission of the ID Division is to create new knowledge in the field of Infectious Diseases and to serve the local and global community by reducing burden of disease while embracing traits of equitable care.

Clinical Activities
The ID Division has a 50 plus year tradition in providing exceptional clinical services at the USC Health Sciences Campus (HSC), which includes the Keck University Hospital of USC and the Kenneth Norris Cancer Hospital. The ID Division provides inpatient and outpatient consultative services that include General, Transplantation, and Orthopedic infectious diseases at Keck and Norris hospitals. The ID Division at Keck and Norris hospitals are actively engaged in leading/co-leading/providing oversight of several areas including (not limited to) medical education, transition of care, transplant infectious disease, orthopedic infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship program.


Minimum Requirements

  • Have an MD, MD/PhD, DO, and board certification or board eligible in Infectious Diseases.
  • State of California medical licensure
  • Be eligible for faculty appointment at the University of Southern California School of Medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor per Keck School of Medicine and University policies

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is calculated using the AAMC benchmarks for subspecialty and rank. The University of Southern California offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at:

The annual base salary range for this position is $195,000-$210,000.  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.

The University of Southern California is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment that is not threatened by hostility or harassment for our faculty, post-graduate residents, students, nurses, staff, patients, job applicants and visitors.

The University of Southern California strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons of alternate sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, those with different political and religious views and all veterans. The University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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