University of California, Davis — Pediatric Nephrology Faculty

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting 1 full-time or part-time academic Pediatric Nephrologist. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital provides a full complement of services throughout Northern California. The recruited candidate will join five Pediatric Nephrologists in providing care in an expanding clinical and academic program. 

We are recruiting at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level in the Clinical X or Health Science Clinical Series. Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Nephrology and must possess or be eligible for licensure in the State of California. 

Work distribution will depend on the specific skillset of the candidate. Proven excellence in clinical care and teaching is required; ideally the candidate will have leadership experience and an established research program and focus, although this is not an essential requirement. 

The candidates must have the following qualifications: 

  • M.D. or D.O. 
  • Successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program.
  • Successful completion of an approved Pediatric Nephrology fellowship training program. 
  • Board certification/eligibility in Pediatric Nephrology 
  • Eligibility for a California Medical License. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching of students and housestaff. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency to perform research. 
  • Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment. 

UC Davis Children’s Hospital is Northern California’s only full-service pediatric urology and nephrology care facility for children and young adults, offering the latest treatments for a range of congenital or acquired renal conditions, including renal transplantation and all forms of dialysis (in-patient and outpatient). 

The position will remain open until filled. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Statement of Teaching is optional. Candidates should submit their application online at: 

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