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Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology (Clinician Educator) CHLA

Department of Pediatrics-CHLA 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 Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Neurology, are actively seeking a full time faculty member for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics (Clinician Educator) to join its current team of 17 full-time and 2 part-time faculty members.

The Division of Neurology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and University of Southern California-Keck School of Medicine is recruiting for faculty in child neurology. General pediatric neurologists or those with subspecialty interest are encouraged to apply. In particular, there is a need for additional faculty with subspecialty and research interests in developmental disorders and autism, or movement disorders. Faculty with clinical research interest and experience are encouraged to apply. Faculty with bench research interests will also be considered. Faculty must be licensed in the State of California before hiring.

The Division of Neurology is part of the Neurosciences Service Line (the Neurological Institute) that has been identified as a key product line by the hospital and is currently undergoing rapid expansion with the development of comprehensive clinical specialties and sub-specialties, enhance its research portfolio, expand presence in the Southern California market and supported by the buildout of a brand new integrated space. The goal of the institute is to offer comprehensive and integrated services in a patient centered environment.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a busy urban teaching hospital with diverse patient population. New hospital facilities opened in July 2011 with an increase of 311 beds. 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, demyelinating disorders, and a multispecialty autism clinic. Our faculty currently provides services to CHLA and five satellite clinic locations within the greater Los Angeles area.  Outreach clinics are currently being developed and will provide further clinical opportunities. The department has an ACGME-approved epilepsy fellowship program which accepts one fellow annually in addition to their ACGME-approved child neurology residency program in collaboration with the KSOM LAC + USC/University Hospital with three residents per year dividing their time between the two sites.  Furthermore, there is ongoing clinical research within general child neurology and subspecialty programs. 

Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine 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.

Apply here and for further inquiries contact: Ashish Buttan, Administrative Director, Neurological Institute at

The University of Southern California 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.

REQ20068626 Posted Date: 12/13/2018

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