Physician-Scientist Geneticist at the Associate or Professor Level
Personalized Care Program (PCARE), the Department of Pediatrics and The Saban Research Institute
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC), the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), the Department of Pediatrics and PCARE, a CHLA enterprise-wide program to advance personalized, genomics-informed care, are actively seeking a full-time physician-scientist at the Associate or Full Professor level. Salary and resources would be commensurate with rank, qualifications, experience and scholarly accomplishments.
The successful candidate will have an established research program and a demonstrated track record of academic excellence. Investigational areas of priority include neurogenetics/epilepsy, metabolism/metabolic disease, intellectual disability, genomics/epigenomics and bioinformatics. Candidates with well-developed programs in other areas relevant to pediatric translational medicine are also welcomed. Excellent opportunities for collaborative research exist within CHLA and USC. These include working with CHLA’s Center for Personalized Medicine (CPM) to develop highly innovative personalized approaches to clinical care as well as synergizing with efforts in CHLA’s Saban Research Institute to expand enterprise-wide capacity for patient recruitment and biobanking.
Clinical activity in the Division of Medical Genetics would include inpatient and outpatient consultations. The candidate would have experience in medical and/or biochemical genetics and would work in a care team that includes physicians, metabolic nutritionists, nurse practitioners, nurses, genetic counselors, and social workers. Applicants must have an MD, DO or MD/PhD degree, be board certified in clinical genetics, and be eligible for an unrestricted California Medical License.
CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. We greatly value diversity and are committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that reflect the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.
If interested, please contact: Matt Deardorff, MD PhD, Director of PCARE ([email protected]).
Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is ranked 5th in the world among children's hospitals by Newsweek Magazine and highest in the western United States by U.S. News & World Report. CHLA has long-standing partnership with the University of Southern California (USC), the oldest private research university in the Western U.S. and is among the top universities in the nation.