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Faculty Positions | Division of Child Neurology, UCSF Dept of Neurology

Application Window

Open date: August 16, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 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: Friday, Feb 16, 2024 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, UCSF Dept of Neurology

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. The ideal candidate will have an interest in out-patient general child neurology; candidates with subspecialty training who have an interest practicing both general child neurology and their subspecialty are also ideal. 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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA and Oakland, CA