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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 Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases, are actively seeking a full-time faculty member for the position of Professor of Pediatrics (w/ Tenure), with a focus on Transplant Infectious Diseases.
CHLA is one of the largest solid organ and bone marrow transplant programs in the country.Â This is a new, hospital-supported position to join current faculty and provide dedicated support to CHLA transplant divisions.Â Transplant ID faculty will provide routine pre-transplant and as-needed post-transplant outpatient evaluations, offer inpatient ID consultation on transplant patients, and work with transplant divisions to improve antimicrobial usage protocols.Â
The Division of Infectious Diseases at CHLA currently is comprised of seven (7) physician faculty and two (2) nurse practitioners.Â Our goal is to create a Transplant ID program with three (3) physicians.Â CHLA has an active Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP), headed by a physician in our ID division, staffed by two ASP pharmacists, and aided by the Vigilanz software.Â The new Transplant ID service will interact closely with the ASP team.
Additional job duties will include general pediatric ID inpatient consultations and outpatient clinic visits, plus training students, residents, and pediatric infectious diseases fellows.Â Numerous opportunities for clinical and translational research exist.
CHLA and USC offer a rich and diverse patient population and environment for multi-disciplinary collaborative research at all levels, including laboratory, translational, and clinical.
Requirements include eligibility for a California medical license and American Board of Pediatrics certification/eligibility in Infectious Diseases. The salary and academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine would be commensurate with qualifications and experience. USC and CHLA are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
If interested, please apply using the link above. For further inquiries, please contact:
Michael Neely, MD, Division Chief, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: REQ20077758
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