Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology

University of Southern California Department of Pediatrics

United States

Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology Professor of Neurology-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.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), in partnership with University of Southern California (USC) and the Keck School of Medicine of USC, seeks to recruit a Division Chief for Pediatric Neurology. The Chief will provide overall leadership to the division, overseeing strategic planning, recruitment and program development, and ensuring the integration of training and research programs with clinical services throughout the hospital. The Chief will lead the division’s support of the Department of Pediatrics’ academic goals in research, education and faculty development and will join the Department of Pediatrics Leadership team. We seek a truly visionary leader who will also serve as the Co-Director of the CHLA Neurological Institute and the Las Madrinas Endowed Chair of Neurology.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles desires to recruit an accomplished physician-scientist with strong leadership skills to serve as the Division Chief for Pediatric Neurology. The Chief will oversee the division’s clinical, research and education programs, service missions, staff, and budgetary affairs. They will provide the overall direction for research, recruitment, new program development, and ensure compliance with all governmental and CHLA policies. They should have strong interpersonal skills, be able to effectively communicate a vision, and have demonstrated leadership capabilities in previous academic appointments.

The Division Chief must be a persuasive advocate for the Department of Pediatrics of USC and CHLA, able to articulate goals, inspire progress, and respond nimbly to change. Working with CHLA and CHLA Foundation leadership, the Chief will be an active partner in the fundraising campaign to support and endow programs.

The successful candidate must share and demonstrate a personal commitment to CHLA’s values of respect, excellence, service, knowledge, and teamwork, which are also values shared by the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Candidates should be at the Professor level.

Candidates should have strong clinical, research, and leadership/management experience in a children’s hospital or academic pediatric department affiliated with a university medical school, with a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience and an increasing scope of responsibility including faculty and trainee mentoring and program development.

Candidates must have an MD, DO or MD/PhD degree, have completed a Child Neurology Residency, and must be board-certified in Neurology with special qualification on Child Neurology. Candidates should qualify for appointment as Full Professor.

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Upload CV, 3 references and a letter of interest in confidence.  For further inquiries contact:

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Attn: Valerie Campana, Director of Faculty Affairs and Development

4650 Sunset Blvd., M/S #71

Los Angeles, California 90027


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.

REQ20095529 Posted Date: 12/14/2020

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