Assistant/Associate/ Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Division of Genetics) CHLA

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

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, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Section in the Division of General Pediatrics are actively seeking a full time faculty member for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator) and trained Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician (DBP) to join our team of board-certified DBPs and interdisciplinary faculty and participate in the outpatient program to assess, diagnose, and treat mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral health disorders. The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics section has presence in a Federally Qualified Health Center (AltaMed), and two outpatient Community Mental Health Clinics. In addition to the care and treatment of patients in the outpatient program, candidates will have the opportunity to participate in clinical education; teaching a wide range of interdisciplinary trainees including medical students, pediatric residents, and DBP fellows through our MCHB-funded DBP and CA-LEND training programs.  We are also members of the Autism Treatment, DBPNet, and UCEDD networks.

Candidates with training and experience in the diagnosis and continuing care of children and adolescents with a range of neurodevelopmental and behavioral conditions, including Autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, intellectual disabilities, ADHD, learning disorders, emotional/behavioral and sleeping/feeding difficulties, among others, are preferred. Applicants should have a major interest in provision of clinical care, have excellent communication skills, enjoy teaching pediatric residents and medical students and have an interest in developing academic research.

Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. Additionally, applicants should hold a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of California.

CHLA serves as the principal pediatric referral resource for children and adolescents in the Southwestern United States, and is recognized for its advances in pediatric care, teaching, and research.  In the last year, Children’s Hospital had been ranked #5 on the US News World Report Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll with 10 nationally ranked pediatric specialties.  You will have the unique opportunity to work side by side with top professionals in the field.

Apply here and upload a CV and 2 references.  For further inquiries contact Douglas Vanderbilt; Director, DBP Section – (; or c/o Jasna Watabayashi, Physician Recruiter, ( 4650 Sunset Blvd., MS#76, Los Angeles, CA 90027. (323) 361-2091

We offer a competitive compensation package, including but not limited to generous comprehensive benefits & retirement plans, and CME time & support.

Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division 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.

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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