Job ID: 290003146  |  Last Updated: 4/26/2021

Infectious Disease Physician

Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Applicant Contact
Nancy Villasenor
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Infectious Disease PhysicianFaculty Member for the Division of Infectious Diseases


The successful candidate must be skilled in managing infections in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings to ensure the seamless transitions of care along the full spectrum
The successful candidate will be expected to interact with physicians, trainees, other providers and other staff from General Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Surgical subspecialties and Hospital Administration to achieve the best practices of infectious diseases management for our patient population
Teaching and supervision of post-graduate trainees is an integral part of the clinical responsibilities, although direct patient care may occur.
The successful candidate will be strongly encouraged to engage in basic, translational, clinical or implementation science research.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 453 bed public hospital operated by the County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 27 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. The DHS mission is to advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.

The Division of Infectious Diseases ( has three full-time MD faculty, two emeritus MD faculty, and six PhD research faculty members.
The Division of HIV Medicine has four full-time MD faculty members.
Faculty Member for the Division of Infectious Diseases

Academic Affiliation (

The Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Successful candidate will be eligible for appointment to the faculty of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Research (

The Lundquist Institute has an 11-acre research park situated on the Harbor-UCLA Campus. The Institute provides administrative support for investigators and receives $60 Million in grants and contracts.
The successful candidate will join the Institute for Infection and Immunity or the Institute for Health Services Research. Each institute is presently comprised of more than 20 investigators with common research interests.
Education and Training (

The ACMGE accredited post-graduate training program in Infectious Diseases is a joint program with the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine with four trainees.
The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Infectious Diseases training program.
Other requirements:

Candidates must be a US citizen or permanent resident and eligible for licensure in California.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is committed to create a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. The Department of Medicine is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is located in the city of Torrance, a city in the Southwestern (South Bay) region of LA County. Its neighboring cities are Lomita, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, and Palos Verdes. The city has over 30 city parks and includes a total of 1.5 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean. It has an estimated population of over 145,000 residents.

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