Open Positions

Pediatric Clinical Pulmonologist

The Division of Pulmonary, Asthma, and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks a Pediatric Pulmonologist at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor to join the Division in the Clinician-Educator line. We are particularly interested in candidates who have additional experience in lung transplant and/or training in sleep medicine.

The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful applicants should have an MD/DO degree and Board Certification in Pediatrics, and Board eligible/certified in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Candidates with Board eligibility or certification in Sleep Medicine as well as Pulmonary Medicine will receive strong consideration. A California Medical License is required by the time of hire.

This position will be located primarily at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, CA. The successful candidate will provide in-patient and out-patient clinical care in these locations. The clinical teams serve a diverse patient population, with a broad range of pulmonary conditions. The successful candidate will participate in the didactics of medical students, residents, and fellows. Contributing to research, quality improvement and program development is strongly encouraged. This position is part of the larger, cohesive group of Pediatric Pulmonologists at Stanford University and Stanford Children’s Health.

The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary, Asthma, and Sleep Medicine seeks to wed discovery with care while bringing tomorrow’s care to today’s patients and families. As the top-ranked pediatric pulmonary and lung transplant center on the West Coast, and fifth best in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report, our services cover the full range of respiratory disorders and diseases.

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and accepted until the position is filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

The Pediatrics Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals. Please submit a CV and a brief letter with optional diversity statement.

The expected base pay range for this
position is:

Clinical Assistant Professor: $216,000-$228,000
Clinical Associate Professor: $254,000-$266,000
Clinical Professor: $286,000-$326,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

If you have any questions please contact:

Michael Tracy, MD, Search Chair

c/o Regina Margo


To learn more about the Department of Pediatrics, please visit:

Advertised: 06 Jun 2023 9:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

Life Science Research Professional

The Kumar Lab, within the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, is seeking a Life Science Research Professional to assist on a project studying the cellular and molecular mechanisms that control the development, maintenance, and repair of the pulmonary blood vessels of the mouse, with the long-term goal of understanding and treating pulmonary vascular disease. The Kumar laboratory’s long-term goals are to identify the cells, cell behaviors, and interactions that give rise to pulmonary vascular disease, delineate the molecular pathways that control them, and determine how they can be manipulated to prevent or reverse disease. 

The selected candidate will employ cutting-edge genetic and single-cell approaches, including single-cell RNA-sequencing and spatial transcriptomics in mouse and human patient tissues, high-resolution deep imaging, in vivo lineage tracing, and pharmacologic manipulation in mice to discover how cell patterns, behaviors, interactions, and functions are altered in pulmonary disease.  

 The LSRP will perform experiments under the supervision of the PI. S/he may be expected to troubleshoot existing protocols and develop novel protocols and procedures. The LRSA will be responsible for managing the lab’s mouse colony. The position will also entail some lab support tasks such as ordering and maintaining lab supplies and equipment, maintaining lab records, and adhering to safety regulations.  The candidate will be mentored by faculty and will be encouraged to contribute to publications, present work at meetings, participate in weekly lab meetings; and motivated candidates will have the opportunity to lead projects. 

Duties include: 

·         Plan approach to experiments in support of research projects in lab and/or field based on knowledge of scientific theory.

·         Independently conduct experiments; maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.

·         Apply the theories and methods of a life science discipline to interpret and perform analyses of experiment results; offer suggestions regarding modifications to procedures and protocols in collaboration with senior researcher.

·         Review literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new procedures and apply learnings to related research.

·         Contribute to publication of findings as needed. Participate in the preparation of written documents, including procedures, presentations, and proposals.

·         Help with general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed.

·         Assist with orientation and training of new staff or students on lab procedures or techniques.

*- Other duties may also be assigned

~ All members of the Department of Pediatrics are engaged in continuous learning and improvement to foster a culture where diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice are central to all aspects of our work. The Department collectively and publicly commits to continuously promoting anti-racism and equity through its policies, programs, and practices at all levels. ~


Bachelor's degree in related scientific field.


·         General understanding of scientific principles. Demonstrated performance to use knowledge and skills when needed.

·         Demonstrated ability to apply theoretical knowledge of science principals to problem solve work.

·         Ability to maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.

·         General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs, databases, and scientific applications.

·         Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.

·         Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.




·         Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.

·         Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders, sort and file paperwork or parts.

·         Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and foot controls.

·         Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.

·         Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level, and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.

·         Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

·         Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.

·         Position may require repetitive motion.

*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


·         May require working in close proximity to blood borne pathogens.

·         May require work in an environment where animals are used for teaching and research.

·         Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.

·         Employee must perform tasks that require the use of personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses and shoes, protective clothing and gloves, and possibly a respirator.

·         May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs.

Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the University reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs. The pay range for this position working in the California Bay area is $26.44 to $36.54