USC Job Openings – Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician

University of Southern California


Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC)


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases (ID)

are actively seeking a full-time faculty member for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator track).

This position comes with 25% protected time to serve as the CHLA Public Health Liaison. This new hospital role will assist with implementation of enterprise responses to public health directives related to emerging infections /special pathogens (EI/SP). Clinical duties will include inpatient ID consultations and staffing in the outpatient ID clinic. Additional job duties will include

teaching students, residents, and pediatric infectious diseases fellows

.  Numerous opportunities for clinical and translational research exist but are not expected for this position. Requirements include eligibility for a California medical license and American Board of Pediatrics certification/eligibility in Infectious Diseases.

The ID division at CHLA currently is comprised of 7 physician faculty and two nurse practitioners.  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.  Another ID physician is the medical director for the CHLA Infection and Prevention Committee (IPC). All ID physicians work closely with our ASP and IPC.

Interested applicants may apply using the link above. For further inquiries, please contact the Division Chief, Michael Neely, MD at

[email protected]


CHLA is overall ranked number eight among US pediatric hospitals in the current US News and World Report. It is one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation and the only pediatric medical center on the West Coast ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties and named to the national Honor Roll of children’s hospitals in the US. Newsweek currently ranks CHLA the fifth best pediatric specialty care hospital worldwide. CHLA is a freestanding, private, not-for-profit children’s hospital affiliated with the USC KSOM. The Saban Research Institute at CHLA provides state-of-the-art basic science facilities in stem-cell research, transplant immunology, and developmental biology. The USC KSOM was established in 1885 and has over 1,200 full time faculty members and is home to over 25 research-oriented basic and clinical academic programs.

Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. CHLA and USC greatly value diversity and are committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Details:

Company: University of Southern California

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

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