Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Division of Nephrology)

Keck School of Medicine Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Nephrology, are actively seeking a full time faculty member for the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics.

Requirements for the position include a medical license in California and certification or active candidate status in the Sub-Board of Pediatric Nephrology.

The Nephrology Division serves a 370-bed tertiary care children’s hospital with all surgical and medical disciplines active.  The Division cares for an average of 55-60 chronic dialysis patients (hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), 120 post-transplant patients, 100 patients identified with chronic renal insufficiency and is a major referral center in the greater Los Angeles area. Twenty-five to 30 renal transplants are done each year. The candidate will participate in resident, medical student, fellow teaching, and ongoing clinical research projects. Basic and clinical research opportunities are available within the Division and Hospital (to qualified candidates). Up to 25% protected time for clinical or basic research can be negotiated for individuals interested in a clinical investigator career. The professional development of its faculty is a priority of the Division. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If interested, please apply using the link above. For further inquiries, please email:

Alan Pimentel apimentel@chla.usc.edu

Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.