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Division Director (Chief) of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 16th, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Aug 19, 2019 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: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 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.


The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen School of Medicine, seek an Associate or Full Professor for the position of Division Chief of the Maternal Fetal Medicine service. This position is in the Professor-In- Residence Series and confers membership in the Academic Senate.

Applicants must possess an M.D. degree or equivalent and be eligible to obtain a California Medical License. Candidates must also be board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the subspecialty of Maternal Fetal Medicine. The Division provides comprehensive assessments and therapy for high-risk pregnancies through perinatal consultations, prenatal diagnosis and genetic counseling; and provides treatment for complex maternal conditions. UCLA has a rich history in care for high risk gestations either fetal or maternal in origin. The division also has an accredited and competitive fellowship program in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Candidates should have demonstrated leadership experience with a record of success as a cutting-edge clinician, effective educator, and accomplished scholar in any area of clinical or laboratory research. She/he should be enthusiastic about engaging in academically productive scientific inquiry, augmenting an active clinical program, serving the university community and educating medical students, residents, and fellows. Candidates who have competed successfully for peer-reviewed funding are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of California is committed to excellence and equity in every facet of its mission. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Interested candidates can apply through the UC Recruit system located at:

For questions regarding the position, please contact Victor Nitti, MD, Search Committee Chair at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 5-8 required (contact information only)