Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Part-Time)-CHLA – (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 Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology, are actively seeking a part time faculty member (62.5% FTE) for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator) (Part-Time).

Requirements for the positions include a medical license in California and certification or active candidate status in the Sub-Board of Pediatric Nephrology.

The Nephrology Division serves a 370-bed tertiary care children’s hospital with all surgical and medical disciplines active.  We are seeking to expand the number of faculty to meet our increasing clinical needs.  The Division cares for an average of 55-60 chronic dialysis patients (hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), 120 post-transplant patients, 100 patients identified with chronic renal insufficiency and is a major referral center (over 1000 new patient per year), in the greater Los Angeles area.  Twenty-five to thirty renal transplants are done each year.  The candidate will participate in resident, medical student, fellow teaching and ongoing clinical research projects.  Basic and clinical research opportunities are available within the Division and Hospital (to qualified candidates).  Up to 25% protected time for clinical or basic research can be negotiated for individuals interested in a clinical investigator career.  The professional development of its faculty is a priority of the Division.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The annual base salary range for this position is $59,940-$203,500.  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.

If interested, please apply using the link above. For further inquiries, please contact:

Rachel Lestz, MD (

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 values 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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