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Division of Pediatrics at ZSFG – HS Clinical or Clinical X Series

Application Window

Open date: December 22, 2023

Next review date: Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 22, 2025 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

UCSF School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatrics at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG)
HS Clinical or Clinical X Series

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, is recruiting for general pediatricians. Appointments will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks within the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical or Clinical X faculty series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.

Successful candidates will join our team of dedicated professionals in the Division of Pediatrics located at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). We are a dynamic group comprising 40 faculty members who are passionately committed to health equity, scholarly pursuits, exceptional patient care, and the highest standards of medical education.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical services at the outpatient Children’s Health Center (CHC) with a focus on primary, urgent, and/or specialty care.
  • For interested and qualified candidates, there is the potential to include FTE for inpatient clinical work on the pediatric hospitalist and nocturnist services.
  • Qualified candidates may also have the opportunity to engage in special projects.
  • For nocturnists, responsibilities include attending high-risk deliveries, neonatal resuscitation and stabilization, clinical management of pediatric inpatients, and critically ill neonates, as well as consultations for pediatric patients in the emergency department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical degree and license.
  • Board certification or eligibility in pediatrics.
  • Proven experience in providing outpatient clinical care to children from birth through 21 years of age.
  • Demonstrated commitment to urban underserved pediatric patients.
  • Proven abilities in collaborative teamwork.
  • Experience working with and supervising residents and medical students in a clinical setting.
  • For nocturnists, NRP and PALS certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in bilingualism, particularly Spanish.
  • Experience in caring for children facing significant social challenges and adverse childhood experiences (ACES).
  • For nocturnists, strong procedural skills, including neonatal intubation, umbilical catheterization, and needle thoracentesis.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of our patients and become a vital part of our commitment to excellence in pediatric care. Your expertise will contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality healthcare to the diverse and underserved communities we serve.

For positions that are 51% effort or more:
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The minimum base salary range for this position is $121,100-$189,500. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 50% effort or less:
See Table 2 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $86,500-$135,300.

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of teaching, and contact information for 3 references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation. For the 16th year in a row, UCSF garnered the top spot among public institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2022. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. For 2023-2024, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

UC San Francisco 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA