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Pediatrics Hospitalist (Nocturnist) -Health Sciences series

Position overview

Salary range: $99,200 - $174,067

Application Window

Open date: December 7, 2022

Next review date: Friday, Oct 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Dec 6, 2023 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 Department of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA seeks individuals with strong clinical and teaching skills who are board certified/board eligible in general pediatrics to serve as a pediatric hospitalist. This is a full-time position. Candidates will be hired as faculty in the clinical professor series within DGSOM and will have the opportunity for career development and mentorship in the areas of medical education, quality improvement, and other scholarly endeavors.

The primary need is for nighttime coverage of pediatric inpatients in an academic setting supervising pediatric residents, and providing consultation services to the emergency department, surgical services, and more. For those with prior experience or fellowship training, opportunities are also available for daytime coverage of the inpatient teaching service in combination with the nighttime coverage as described above. Occasional weeks on nonteaching subspecialty services may be included. Candidates must have a strong interest in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as in engaging in scholarly work that will lead to academic promotion. The position will be based at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital (Westwood) and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, both of which are core teaching sites for the pediatric residency program. Salary is competitive and benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, retirement, dependent care FSA, and more. Individuals must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in California. UCLA has a strong commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and welcomes applicants who share these values.

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The posted UC salary scales [] set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5, APU 4 [].
The salary range for this position is $99,200 - $174,067. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan [], which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Cultural North Star: The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D. or equivalent

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Reference check authorization release form

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 letters of reference required

Request of references to be reviewed

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Campus Information

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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, California