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Faculty Positions | Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 12th, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Apr 12, 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

Faculty Positions | Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology
UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

The Department of Neurology at UCSF is recruiting new faculty members for the Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and full Professor ranks of the Adjunct, HS Clinical, Clinical X, and In Residence faculty series. Selected candidates will be members of the Department’s Division of Child Neurology and may provide patient care at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals (BCH) in San Francisco and/or Oakland. BCH offers over 30 pediatric subspecialties and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s Best Hospitals.

The Division of Child Neurology has more than 20 faculty on the San Francisco campus, with experts in every subspecialty domain, internationally regarded basic and clinical research programs, and a highly competitive Child Neurology residency program (three positions per year). The Division is an integral part of the UCSF Pediatric Brain Center and is an interdisciplinary program providing clinical care and research on nervous system health in children. The San Francisco and Oakland Child Neurology and Pediatric Neurosurgery programs are integrating into one marquee service line spanning both campuses.

Qualified candidates will possess a medical degree, medical license, residency training in Pediatric Neurology, and Board-eligibility or certification in Neurology with Special Certification in Child Neurology. Candidates must meet all of the qualifications by the time of appointment. Candidate's application materials must list basic qualifications (or if pending) upon submission. Responsibilities may include providing world-class direct patient care, administering and managing appropriate patient therapies, participation in clinical research, and supervising students, residents, and fellows. Teaching responsibilities include didactic and informal teaching on clinical rounds, and/or informal laboratory teaching.

Applicants must apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, a statement of your contributions to diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly. Applications received outside of the online process cannot be considered.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA