Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics (Practitioner)-CHLA

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), Department of Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, in the Division of Psychiatry, is actively seeking a Child-Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our full-time faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics (Practitioner).

The available position is for a Child-Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our new Behavioral Health Clinic. The Division of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a close-knit and collegial interdisciplinary team comprised of Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, and Social Workers.  This is primarily a clinical position with teaching responsibilities for medical students, residents, and fellows with the opportunity for research in an active teaching hospital environment, cultivating the next generation of physicians. 

Children’s Hospital serves as the principal pediatric referral resource for children and adolescents in the Southwestern United States and is nationally recognized for its advances in pediatric care, teaching, and research. In the last year, Children’s Hospital was ranked fifth overall on the US News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll, and 10 pediatric specialties in the institution were individually nationally ranked. Faculty at CHLA have the unique opportunity to work side by side with top professionals in multiple areas of pediatric medicine.

We offer a competitive compensation package, including but not limited to generous comprehensive benefits, and retirement plans, relocation expenses, and CME time and money. Academic appointment to the Keck School of Medicine at USC is available at a level appropriate to training and experience.

Interested candidates should apply here and upload references, curriculum vitae.  For further inquiries, contact:  Dr. Bradley Peterson, Division Chief, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry,, or Ashish Buttan, Executive Director, Neurological Institute and Behavioral Health, to

CHLA and USC 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. USC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.