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The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Neurological Institute, are actively seeking a full time faculty member for the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery. The individual should have an interest in functional neurosurgery, including epilepsy surgery.
The Division is committed to clinical service, clinical research, and didactic instruction of postgraduate trainees in Pediatric Neurosurgery.Â Applicants must have completed a pediatric neurosurgical fellowship.
The Neurological Institute at Children's Hospital Los Angeles serves children from newborns to young adults. Patients who undergo neurosurgery or neurology services at CHLA receive treatment from a comprehensive care team that utilizes the most advanced services and surgical solutions. These therapies significantly improve outcomes for children suffering from a wide range of conditions such as brain and spinal cord tumors, deafness, hydrocephalus and medically intractable epilepsy.
The Institute provides a comprehensive continuum of careâbringing together services from Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Radiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Clinical Nutrition and Social Workâto support care of patients.
Our Pediatric Neurosurgery Division is among the nationâs busiest with over 700 neurosurgical procedures and 4,000 outpatient visits each year. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for neurosurgery on the U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals List. About half of all pediatric neurosurgical operations in Los Angeles County are performed by surgeons from our Division of Neurosurgery. This high volume of cases leads to high success rates inÂ treatment with our experts routinely performing surgeries for complex neurological conditions.
CHLA is a premier pediatric teaching hospital affiliated with USC since 1932, which is the oldest private research university in the Western U.S. and among the top universities in the nation.
Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20057540
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