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Pediatric Epileptologist

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $215,000-$350,000. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan

Application Window

Open date: July 26, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Aug 25, 2023 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, 2024 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 Neurology, University of California at Davis, School of Medicine, is recruiting a Pediatric Epileptologist with expertise in reading pediatric and neonatal EEGs for a full-time faculty position.

Primary responsibilities of the position include inpatient and outpatient clinical care; teaching medical students, residents, and epilepsy fellows; developing research and creative work; and providing university/public service.
The candidate will deliver inpatient care at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and outpatient care at the Midtown Neurology Specialty clinic.

The position is available in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor (HSCP) or Clinical Neurology series at the Assistant, Associate, or Full rank commensurate with experience.

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the Sacramento region’s only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital for children. It has the Central Valley’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center and emergency department with board-certified physicians in more than 30 subspecialties. It has a 49-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), is a Level III nursery, and cares for infants from throughout Northern California. The NICU averages more than 500 admissions per year while the 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) averages more than 1000 admissions annually. The Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) is a four-bed unit within the Children’s Hospital.

The UC Davis Department of Neurology and UC Davis Health teaching hospital are nationally ranked in US News & World Report. UC Davis is an NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center. The Department of Neurology’s Child Neurology section has six physicians, including three pediatric epileptologists, nurse practitioner, and social worker.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• MD, DO or MD/PhD
• California medical license or licensure eligibility
• Fellowship training in epilepsy or clinical neurophysiology (epilepsy track)
• For the Clinical Neurology series, prior experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research and a record of publication in peer reviewed journals

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

• Completion of an ACGME approved residency program in child neurology or equivalent
• Board certified or eligible in Neurology, Child Neurology or equivalent

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

• For the Clinical Neurology series, a track record of productive scientific investigation evident in peer reviewed publications and successful competition for extramural support

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

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

Sacramento, CA