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Faculty Position for Interventional Physiatrist
April 24, 2018


Faculty Position for Interventional Physiatrist
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Cerebral Palsy and Spine

The Orthopaedic Institute for Children and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA seek physiatrists to work in the areas of cerebral palsy and spine interventional physiatry.  Incumbent must be skilled in both specialties to be considered for a non-tenure track series faculty position.

The incumbent will evaluate and treat patients with non-operative spine disorders as part of the UCLA Spine Center within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  Physiatrist will work with interdisciplinary team including orthopaedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists.  Physiatrist will hold clinics at the Spine Center in Santa Monica as well as one or more satellite locations. Clinics will also include performing and interpreting electrodiagnostic studies.  Additional opportunity is available for interventional spine procedures at outpatient Surgery Centers.

The physiatrist will evaluate and treat adults in our Cerebral Palsy Clinic but should also be familiar with examining and supporting the needs of other chronic neurologic diseases in adults and children.  This entails initial and follow-up assessments of motor function and functional needs including the evaluation of pain, the need for wheelchair and orthotic modifications, and to some extent the management of medications used in spastic and dystonic conditions, as well as pain.   Incumbent will work as part of a team including orthopedists and physical therapists, and shall have access to a gait laboratory.

The candidate must possess an outstanding record of clinical excellence, academic productivity, and a demonstrated commitment to education. Candidates must haven a M.D. degree or equivalent, and eligibility for California medical licensure. Candidates must be board certified or eligible, and have completed their fellowship training in physical medicine and rehabilitation.  Additional training in patients with cerebral palsy is highly preferred.  The rank and salary shall be commensurate with prior experience.

Confidential review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.  Interested applicants should submit their application materials online at  All inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to:

 For more information about the Department, please visit:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position
April 19, 2018

              Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position
Nationwide Children’s Hospital and
the Department of Pediatrics
at The Ohio State University College of Medicine

The Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics currently consists of 7 clinical faculty and 4 nurse practitioners who work closely with Pediatric Psychology and other disciplines to provide interprofessional care for children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders. Areas of expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, Myelomeningoele, William Syndrome, and Neonatal Follow Up. Our Child Development Center and Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders provide state of the art evaluation and treatment services for children with ASD and their families. The Section leads numerous quality improvement projects at the local, state, and national levels designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce avoidable harm and is a member of the Autism Learning Network (ALN).

The Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics has a robust fellowship program that is integrated with The Ohio State University’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program. Our Section is also committed to providing high quality developmental behavioral pediatrics training to Nationwide Childrens’ residents.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research at Nationwide Children’s. Fellows and faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with numerous centers of excellence including the Center for Biobehavioral Health, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, and the Center for Population Health and Equity Research. Our Child Development Center Research Program is a site within the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network, the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health, and SPARK Clinical Site Network. Additionally, we are participants in several multi-site, federally funded clinical research projects focused on autism.

Our faculty work closely with Nationwide Children’s Big Lots Behavioral Health Service Line which provides a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health care. In 2020, Nationwide Children’s will open the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion, the largest comprehensive facility in America dedicated to children and adolescents with behavioral health conditions. The new facility will include 66 inpatient beds, a crisis evaluation center with observation beds, a crisis stabilization unit and outpatient programs.

Qualified candidates for this position will possess board certification in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and possess expertise in the evaluation and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities. Essential skills include excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead interprofessional teams, and experience providing excellence in clinical care.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

To apply or discuss this opportunity, please submit your CV via email to:

Rebecca A. Baum, MD
Chief, Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Developmental Pediatrician
April 5, 2018

Full Time Position Commencing July 1, 2018
Developmental Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre, University of Ottawa

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the University of Ottawa are pediatric health and research centres that aim to provide outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and excellence in training the health care professionals of tomorrow. The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic department serving a large geographical area with a population base of 1.8 million. In addition, with the proximity to Quebec and the availability of bilingual services, children from Western Quebec are referred and treated at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

The Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is seeking a Developmental Pediatrician for a full time position starting July 1, 2018. The Developmental Pediatrics team is located at the newly amalgamated Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre, an academic tertiary pediatric health center affiliated with the University of Ottawa.

The successful physician will join a team of three Developmental specialists and a Pediatric Physiatrist, in providing clinical and teaching services relating to the care of children with developmental and/or physical disabilities.

The applicant must have a fellowship in Pediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, and have subspecialty training in Developmental Pediatrics. Preference will be given to candidates with further training and expertise in medical education or research. Academic rank and remuneration will be commensurate with training and experience.

CHEO-OCTC and the University of Ottawa are both committed to Employment Equity and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, including aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Qualified candidates should submit their CV and 3 references to:

Dr. Ciarán M. Duffy
Chief of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa


Associate Professor/Professor & Endowed Chair
February 28, 2018

Associate Professor/Professor & Endowed Chair
The Sykes Family Chair in Pediatric Physical Therapy, Pediatric Health and Development
Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy
University of Southern California

Applications and nominations are invited for the tenure-eligible position of Associate Professor or Full Professor and Sykes Family Chair in Pediatric Physical Therapy, Pediatric Health and Development in the Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy. The Division’s scholarly and research programs are broadly defined to support two educational programs within the Division: Biokinesiology (PhD and MS) and Physical Therapy (DPT), and four credentialed physical therapy residency programs. The faculty direct a total of 14 research labs and many hold secondary appointments within the USC Keck School of Medicine, the university-wide Neuroscience Graduate Program, and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. The division seeks in all its many facets to be an energetic participant in the USC Strategic Vision to “address global challenges, spark creativity, invent and innovate, connect peoples and help improve the quality of life.”

The Sykes Family Chair in Pediatric Physical Therapy, Pediatric Health and Development in the Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy was established to advance pediatric physical therapy education, clinical practice, service and research at USC. The vision is to enhance the health and well-being of children through the advancement of cutting edge pediatric research, education of leaders in pediatric physical therapy and rehabilitation, and outreach to communities neighboring the University of Southern California.

Thus, we seek applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level who are internationally recognized as basic science or clinical researchers and academic scholars within an area relevant to the practice of pediatric physical therapy. Applicants should have an active research program and a strong record of published, extramurally funded research. In addition, the successful candidate will provide leadership to a young research cluster in motor development and rehabilitation within the division and emerging collaborative links across the university to further the division’s contribution to the USC Strategic Vision through innovation in physical therapy to improve the quality of life for children.

Salary and rank will be based on qualifications and experience. USC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of underrepresented communities and person with disabilities.

Application Procedure:
Please submit: (1) a letter of interest outlining experience in research, leadership, management, innovation, classroom instruction, curriculum development, student advisement, and (2) a curriculum vitae. Please direct these documents to: Lydia Vazquez, Division Administrator; Tel: (323) 442-1883; e-mail:

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Nina Bradley, Chair of the Search Committee, at

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, color, gender, creed, and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics
February 6, 2018

                  University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
                  Developmental/ Behavioral Pediatrics

                  Peoria, IL

The new developmental-behavioral pediatrician will support and be responsible for the continued development of five comprehensive service lines within the Division of Child Development. These service lines include: autism, in-patient consult service, general development, ADHD, and cerebral palsy. Scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents. The candidate must be board-certified in pediatrics and fellowship trained in neuro-developmental disabilities or developmental-behavioral pediatrics. The compensation package and academic rank (associate or assistant professor) will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Other highlights:

•Outstanding opportunity to immediately assume leadership role and expand existing service lines within the division.
•Excellent relationships and good linkage with schools, primary care physicians and therapy providers in the community already exist.
•Nationally respected pediatrics, medicine-pediatrics, and residency programs
•A new eight story, 440,000 square foot children’s hospital opened in August 2010 integrating children’s services in one building.
•A family oriented community with a good school system, low crime rates, and a reasonable cost of living. Peoria is less than three hours form Chicago and St. Louis.

Peoria is a great community that has many of the amenities you find in large cities, including a symphony orchestra, professional theatre companies, a ballet troupe, professional sports, and a civic center, where national acts perform nearly every week. It is the worldwide headquarters of Caterpillar, Inc., and home to Bradley University, which was ranked 3rd among Midwestern comprehensive universities by U.S. News & World Report.
Peoria is also notable for what you won't find. Like long commutes, high crime rates, or a high cost of living. All this, along with solid Midwestern values, makes Peoria a family-friendly place to live.

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) supports a thriving education program with approximately 21 categorical pediatric residents and 32 combined medicine-pediatrics residents. The Department of Pediatrics has 72 faculty members covering most pediatric subspecialties and primary care. The clinical activities of the faculty are primarily concentrated at OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois (CHOI).

CHOI is the primary pediatric teaching facility for UICOMP and is a 132-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services. These programs represent over 100 pediatric sub-specialists in 24 different disciplines, including the largest pediatric surgery program in Illinois. CHOI is the only fill service tertiary hospital for children in downstate Illinois. It is a designated Level I Trauma Center, and a Pediatric Critical Care Center, as well as having a Regional Perinatal center, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.

Please contact or send CV to:

Stacey E. Morin, Senior Physician Recruiter
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Ph: 309-683-8354