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Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics-CHLA

Keck School of Medicine Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Division of Neurology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) are actively seeking a neurologist with training in child neurology as a full-time faculty member for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics to join its current team of 21 faculty members as a clinical researcher.

Division of Neurology:

The Division of Neurology is part of the Neurosciences Service Line (the Neurological Institute) which has been highlighted as a key service line by the hospital. The Division of Neurology is currently undergoing rapid expansion with the development of comprehensive clinical general and sub-specialty child neurology programs as well as enhancement of its research portfolio. A brand-new integrated clinic space for the Divisions of Neurology and Neurosurgery opened in the Spring of 2021. The goal of the Neurologic Institute is to offer comprehensive and integrated neurologic services in a patient-centered environment.

Clinical Research Program:

The academic mission for the division, which is to build a cutting-edge academic infrastructure within our comprehensive care model that would foster the training of future physician scientists while also ensuring that our research studies include the diverse patient communities of CHLA. The division is recruiting a research-focused faculty to perform cutting-edge research and contribute towards the division’s growing research portfolio.

CHLA is a busy urban teaching hospital with a diverse patient population. There is a very active outpatient neurology clinic with subspecialty programs in neuromuscular disorders (MDA), epilepsy (including epilepsy surgery, VNS and ketogenic diet), movement disorders (including deep brain stimulation and baclofen pump), neuro-intensive care, pediatric stroke, neurocutaneous disorders and demyelinating disorders. Our faculty currently provides outpatient clinical services to CHLA and five satellite clinic locations within the greater Los Angeles area. The division has an ACGME-approved child neurology residency program which operates in collaboration with the KSOM LAC + USC/University Hospital. Our division accepts three child neurology residents per year who divide their time between the two sites.  Furthermore, there is ongoing clinical research within our general child neurology and subspecialty programs. 

Academic appointment through the Keck School of Medicine of USC is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you are interested contact Diana Babayan, Division Administrator of Neurology at dbabayan@chla.usc.edu.

CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division greatly values diversity and is 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.



REQ20112674 Posted Date: 02/07/2022

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