University of California San Diego


La Jolla, California

Date Posted

June 13, 2024

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Assistant Professor

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Cardiology


University of California San Diego


Position overview

Position title: Pediatric Cardiology

Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $237,000-$500,000. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here:


Application Window


Open date: September 20, 2023


Most recent review date: Thursday, Mar 14, 2024 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: Thursday, Sep 19, 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


The University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is currently recruiting Pediatric Cardiologists.


Ranked among the ten Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a 511-bed non-profit pediatric teaching facility that provides exceptional medical and surgical care to a diverse population of one million children and adolescents. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology consists of thirty faculty with depth in the full range of cardiac subspecialties and two experienced cardiac surgeons who are board-certified in pediatric cardiovascular surgery. Our medical infrastructure includes a CTICU with 24/7 staffing by 7 cardiac intensivists and a cardiac inpatient unit totaling 30 beds. Annual program volumes include about 400 cardiac surgeries, over 600 cardiac catheterizations, more than 18,000 echocardiograms, and outpatient visits. The Division has excelled in every aspect of its clinical mission, and our commitment to equity and inclusion drives every aspect of our clinical and academic pursuits.


The Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego is at the forefront of clinical care, education, and research. We are committed to promoting child health in the community and across the state while supporting innovative clinical programs and expanding research and training initiatives.


The Division of Cardiology is recruiting a general pediatric cardiologist to join our growing Heart Institute. The successful candidate will have expertise and special interest in general outpatient cardiology, with the possibility of involvement in the inpatient/consultation service. This role will also participate in the training of fellows, residents, and medical students and foster an environment of equity and inclusion.


The appropriate series and appointment will be based on the candidate’s background and experience.


A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

HS Clinical Professor – see:

Clinical X Professor – see:


As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities, and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:


References may be requested from all finalists.










Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent.


Candidates must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Pediatrics in the subspecialty of Cardiology. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.


Candidate must have expertise and special interest in general outpatient cardiology


Preferred qualifications

Candidates with research experience are preferred.


Application Requirements


Document requirements


  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.


  • Cover Letter


  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our /shortcuts/contributions_to_diversity site for more information.


  • Misc / Additional (Optional)


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