Department of Pediatrics UC Davis Children’s Hospital UC Davis School of Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for an academic pediatric rheumatology faculty member. The UC Davis Children's Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.
The position is open at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. The candidates will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and research activities of the Department of Pediatrics and serve on certain departmental committees. The candidates will be expected to do clinical service at participating regional hospitals.
Specific responsibilities include:
Provide care for patients with a variety of rheumatologic disorders
Act as a consultant to other services as needed
Attend inpatient, outpatient and hospital based clinics at both the UCDMC campus and the Shriner's Hospital for Children
Teach pediatric residents
Teach medical students
Provide both formal didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students and housestaff.
Serve as junior medical student preceptor on a rotational basis of every 1 - 2 years.
Participate in section and departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees.
This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position may include but are not limited to exposure to patients with infections.
The candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:
M.D. or D.O.
Successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program
Fellowship in Rheumatology
Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Rheumatology
Eligibility for a California Medical License
The ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment.
For full consideration applications should be received by December 31, 2017; however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2018. Completed applications include CV and Cover Letter. Candidates should submit their application online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01987
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