Academic Positions

Faculty Positions Currently Available

General Anesthesiology - Health Sciences Clinical Faculty

The UCLA Department of Anesthesiology is represented by all anesthesia subspecialties (cardiac, obstetric, neurologic, ophthalmic, pediatric, liver, transplant, pain management, and critical care.) Faculty positions in all areas become available periodically. Appointment in the Health Sciences Clinical - Educator Academic Professorial Series requires clinical and didactic skills, possession or eligibility for a California Medical License and American Board of Anesthesiology certification, or in process. Interest or experience in clinical research is desirable. Appointment as an Associate Professor or Full Professor requires demonstration of continuous and effectively engaged in creative activities of high quality and significance.

Basic Qualifications & Requirements

  • M.D. or equivalent 
  • Documentation of CA Medical License & DEA Certificate 
  • Completion of Anesthesiology Residency & 1 Year of Fellowship for Faculty Title
  • Successful completion of the oral examination of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

Please complete application online via UCLA’s Academic Recruit:

Or send inquiries to:

Academic Personnel Office
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza, Suite 3325
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7403
Email: [email protected]

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Attending Physicians

Non-Academic Attending Physician


Under the supervision of the Chair, the attending physician is responsible for examination and
assessment of surgical, medical, and obstetric patients requiring anesthesia during all aspects of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care. Major duties include the development of anesthesia care plans and the administration of all techniques and types of anesthesia and emergency resuscitation. The attending anesthesiologist may be assigned to a combination of 8, 10, or 12-hour shifts, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Work will be assigned at various locations in UCLA Health hospitals and satellite locations.

Individual daily assignments are made by the Anesthesiology Clinical Coordinator. The attending anesthesiologist is expected to work and complete cases independently following State of California and Department-approved procedures and guidelines. Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine faculty are always available for consultation. Work may be reviewed upon request by the Quality Improvement Committee when actions represent a deviation from Departmental standards and approved procedures.


  • Valid California medical license and DEA certificate
  • Current certification by the American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Demonstrated skill and knowledge in performing physical examination of surgical, medical, and obstetric patients during all phases of anesthesia care
  • Ability to identify pre-existing diseases and their potential impact upon anesthesia care planning and administration through interpretation of past medical history, physical examination, laboratory and cardiac testing, and imaging
  • Ability to recognize return to consciousness and return of protective reflexes signaling safe emergence from anesthesia.
  • Ability to recognize postoperative complications of anesthesia and initiate emergency treatment.

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