Assistant or Associate Professor – Clinical, Ambulatory Pediatrics
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 00056580
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Ambulatory Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in New Orleans is seeking an academic Pediatrician to join our faculty group. The Division of General Ambulatory Pediatrics takes pride in training all Pediatric residents at LSU Health, Medical Students, Physician Assistant Students, and others. Our team provides outpatient care in pediatric primary care clinics for resident continuity clinics and medical student teaching with Children’s Hospital New Orleans and DePaul Health. We provide inpatient Well-Newborn care at Touro Infirmary. We are involved in the education of the largest group of medical students and pediatric residents in the state.
The Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is dedicated to excellence in patient care, mastery in teaching and continuous learning. The Department boasts approximately eighty faculty members representing all pediatric sub-specialties. Training programs include an annual medical school class of two hundred and approximately one hundred post-graduate trainees in categorical pediatrics, medicine-pediatrics, child neurology, combined pediatrics and emergency medicine and most pediatric sub-specialty fellowship areas.
Academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (non-tenure, clinical track), with rank to be determined by the candidate’s credentials and experience. The successful candidate will participate in a broad range of activities. Primary clinical responsibilities of the position will occur in the new Academic Pediatric Clinic. Educational responsibilities include supervision and instruction of medical students, residents, and other learners from the multi-disciplinary LSUHSC community. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the advancement of scholarly or educational activities within the Department. There are abundant opportunities for educational, clinical, translational, and quality and outcomes research initiatives across the health sciences center.
The Department of Pediatrics is located predominantly at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. Children’s Hospital is Louisiana’s only free-standing children’s hospital. The 247-bed tertiary care teaching and clinical care complex is located in the heart of New Orleans. Children’s Hospital has recently completed the major phases of a 5 year and $225 million expansion project. LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. The School of Medicine does not participate in sponsoring faculty candidates for the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Conrad 30 Program.
The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans has teaching, research, and health care functions state-wide, through its six professional schools and eight Centers of Excellence, as well as the more than one hundred hospitals and other health science related institutions throughout the State, Region, Nation, and the World, with which they maintain affiliations.
The Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is dedicated to
excellence in patient care, mastery in teaching and continuous learning. These core values and beliefs form the foundation of the daily work of our faculty, staff and learners. We work to serve our communities while improving their health and well-being.
Our strong affiliation with Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, the state’s dominant free-standing pediatric health care facility, ensures access to the finest facilities dedicated to our shared mission to become the region’s leader in pediatric clinical care, education and focused research by the year 2030.