Academic Pediatric Dermatologist
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
The Department of Dermatology at the University of Southern California, together with the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, is seeking candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dermatology on the clinician educator or clinician scholar line. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching, clinical excellence and academic scholarship. Duties include teaching of residents and medical students, direct patient care, development of a Pediatric Dermatology Division and participation in scholarly activities. All clinical responsibilities will be conducted at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has been named the best children’s hospital in California and ranks among the top seven in the nation for clinical excellence by the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll. CHLA is a pediatric research and teaching hospital with 347 active inpatient beds and serves as a major regional referral center for children who require specialty services. The medical staff at CHLA includes nearly 600 physicians, 94% of whom are board-certified in their specialty or specialties. In addition to its main campus in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles, CHLA operates branch outpatient campuses in Arcadia, Valencia, and other locations in the greater Los Angeles area. CHLA cares for the largest and most diverse patient population of any leading pediatric research hospital in North America, delivering care through approximately 319,000 annual outpatient visits and 13,800 inpatient visits, 70,000 emergency department visits, and 16,000 surgeries performed each year.
The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, founded in 1885, has been a close affiliate with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles since 1932. Its mission has been to improve the quality of life for individuals and society by promoting health, preventing and curing disease, advancing biomedical research and educating tomorrow's physicians and scientists. The Department of Dermatology is rapidly growing with 18 full-time faculty, including Pediatric Dermatology, Procedural Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Clinical Trials Unit.
The University of Southern California is firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding men and women of every race, creed, and background. We welcome applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.
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