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University of California San Diego
  • Position Number: 3707523
  • Location: La Jolla, CA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In-Residence) Epilepsy

University of California San Diego

Application Window

Open date: December 7, 2022

Next review date: Sunday, Jan 8, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Dec 7, 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 Neurosciences ( at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is seeking outstanding faculty for the Epilepsy Division.

The department provides excellent opportunities for education and other patient care/academic interests with time dedicated to teaching and scholarly activity at one of the nation's top-ranked Medical Schools and one of the most academically productive Departments of Neurosciences in the country.

The Epilepsy Division has a clinical base at the UCSD hospitals at Hillcrest, La Jolla, and VA San Diego. We are a NAEC Level 4 center. The group's current activities include outpatient epilepsy, inpatient monitoring and a 6-bed EMU, epilepsy surgery, EEG, EPs, and ICU monitoring. The division sponsors an ACGME accredited Epilepsy fellowship and an active rotation and conference schedule for the Neurology Residents.

The successful candidate(s) will work with a group of adult epileptologists and clinical neurophysiologists and responsibilities may include clinical care, clinical research and trials, translational research and teaching.

The environment offers exceptional opportunity for career development, and whether candidates are senior or fledgling in their academic path, all those with qualifications and great promise, energy and creativity are encouraged to apply. Selection will be made depending on the area of interest, aspiration, career trajectory, and capacity for teambuilding.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate's background and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor - see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with the candidate's experience and background and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:

References may be requested from all finalists.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a MD, DO or equivalent, or PhD in health related sciences, or MD/PhD.

Candidates with a MD or DO must be Board certified or Board eligible in Neurology, EEG/Clinical Neurophysiology, or Epilepsy. Candidates with a MD or DO must also have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with excellent communication skills are preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
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