The Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA seeks applicants for a fellowship trained pediatric otolaryngologist at the all levels to join our growing and dynamic academic faculty.

Academic appointments will be commensurate with experience. The health system includes several busy neonatal intensive care units, pediatric intensive care units, outpatient clinics, surgery centers and operating room facilities. There is opportunity to participate in multidisciplinary clinics, including craniofacial, aerodigestive, and vascular anomalies, as well as hospital-based pediatric programs.

The UCLA Health System and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA have a tertiary/quaternary presence and provide a diverse experience, with the full breadth of pediatric otolaryngologic care, with a special interest in building an internationally acclaimed Pediatric Airway program. Clinical, translational and/or basic science research and dedication to education are prerequisites. The individual will have the opportunity to participate in both resident and medical student education.

Qualified candidates must hold an MD degree or equivalent, be board certified/eligible in Otolaryngology, and have or be eligible for a California medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, and completed accredited fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, teaching and research.

Candidates should be fully engaged in providing state-of-the-art, patient-centered care. Primary duties and interest involve development of a research program, applying for extramural funding and teaching and clinical duties. Candidates should be enthusiastic about engaging in academically productive scientific inquiry, educating medical students, residents, and fellows, serving the university community, and augmenting one of the nation’s leading departments. The applicant may also be expected to perform clinical duties at one of our satellite facilities. The department is seeking candidates with the potential for being outstanding in the above noted requirements in clinical work, research, teaching, and in having a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, staff, and trainees. The department encourages candidates to apply who have experience in and have demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.

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Interested applicants must submit their application materials online at: 

Confidential inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to:
Maie A. St. John, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Chair
Department of Head & Neck Surgery
c/o Pam Magat at [email protected]

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