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Pediatric Critical Care Faculty Position

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 27th, 2018
Last review date: Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 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.


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit a full-time academic pediatric intensivist to join our Division of 13 pediatric intensive care faculty. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in the Sacramento region. It has the Central Valley’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center and emergency department. It boasts a robust pediatric cardiothoracic surgery program with a state of the art 24 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit with over 1800 admissions annually. In addition, UC Davis Children’s hospital has the only American College of Surgery (ACS) verified Children's Surgery Center currently in California.
The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is located on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. With over 30 pediatric subspecialty services, UC Davis offers comprehensive pediatric care. We have an active critical care transport team that provides state-of the art care to over 900 children yearly in the greater northern California region. We are also an Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) recognized center of excellence for extracorporeal life support (ECLS). In addition, UC Davis is home to one of the largest telemedicine programs in the country providing state of the art access to many community hospitals in Northern California.
Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.
This position is open at the Assistant/Associate rank (commensurate with credentials) in either the Clinical X or Health Science Clinical Series. The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and research activities of the Department of Pediatrics and serve on departmental committees. The ideal applicant should have a healthy interest in academic medicine.
Candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:
• M.D. or D.O.
• Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care
• Eligibility for a California Medical License
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 11, 2018; however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, contact information for 3 references, Statement of Teaching and Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Candidates should submit their application online at:

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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