Full time Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor faculty position at UCLA

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Full time Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor faculty position at UCLA
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF06863


UCLA Faculty Position for Pediatric Physiatrist
The Department of Neurosurgery in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA seeks a pediatric physiatrist to join our comprehensive, multidisciplinary, academic team. Incumbent must exhibit excellent clinical skills, strong organizational and team skills, and a desire to teach to be considered for a faculty position.
The incumbent will evaluate and treat a wide range of physical rehabilitation conditions in children and adults, including outpatient and inpatient management of cerebral palsy, spine disorders and spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, neuromuscular disease, prosthetics/orthotics, and wheelchair/seating needs. We a looking for a physiatrist to join an interdisciplinary team consisting of pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric orthopedic surgeons, spine surgeons, pediatric neurologists, pediatric urologists, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists. The specialist will have access to the Kameron Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, and may serve as a consultant for the BrainSPORT/concussion clinic. Physiatrist will hold clinics in Santa Monica and Westwood and will be involved in quality improvement initiatives.
Candidates must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, and eligibility for California medical licensure. Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible and have completed ACGME-accredited residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as fellowship training in Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The candidate must possess an outstanding record of clinical excellence, academic productivity, and a demonstrated commitment to education. The rank and salary shall be commensurate with prior experience.
The successful candidate should be familiar with examining and supporting the rehabilitation needs of chronic neurologic diseases in children and through the spectrum of life for continuity. This entails initial and follow-up assessments of motor function and functional needs, including functional evaluations, wheelchair and orthotics prescriptions and modifications, management of spastic and dystonic conditions, and evaluation and treatment of pain associated with these diseases.
The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Interested applicants must submit their application materials online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06863. All inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to: Aria Fallah [email protected]
Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • List of 3-5 academic references
  • Self statement
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate's past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
    For more information about the Department, please visit: https://www.uclahealth.org/neurosurgery
    Job location
    Los Angeles, CA


    To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06863


    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


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    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

    The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

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