Open Positions

Clinical Educator 

The Stanford Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, research, education, training, and advocacy. With over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, our department is one of the largest in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, we attract medical students, interns, postdoctoral scholars, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world by. Offering broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient and community settings. Integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they'll need as future advocates of children's health.

The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our faculty and staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

At this time, the Department of Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital/Stanford University School of Medicine is recruiting a Pediatric Pulmonologist for our highly rated Pediatric Lung and Heart-lung Transplant program and our Aerodigestive programs at our main campus. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is nationally ranked #7 in Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report—the top-ranked pediatric pulmonary center on the West Coast. In addition, we are one of 17 hospitals in the U.S. that participate in the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC).With one of the best post-operative outcomes for adolescents in the world, our lung transplant team at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has performed more than 25 pediatric double lung transplants since 1989. Our team works closely with experts from our Pulmonary & Cystic Fibrosis Center. Together, we provide treatment for the full range of chronic diseases that may require lung transplantation, from cystic fibrosis to genetic defects. An important component of this position is to develop and build programs in a multi-disciplinary setting. Teaching of medical students, residents and fellows is expected. Interest and participation in research activities across the full range of Stanford University is highly encouraged and desirable.

Your responsibilities will include:

Providing in-patient and out-patient clinical care; Participating in didactics of medical students, residents and fellows. Contributing to research based on candidate interest.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

An MD/DO degree and Board Certification in Pediatrics, and either Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and a California Medical License by the time of hire. The candidate will be appointed at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in the Clinical Educator Line. The Clinical Educator role is defined by engagement in clinical care and teaching that advances clinical medicine. It is expected that candidates are outstanding clinicians with dedication to teaching and mentoring trainees. Priority will be given to candidates that demonstrate a strong background in research or have an interest in research.

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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 welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

*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.

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As part of your application, you may optionally include as part of your research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how your work will further these ideals.To learn more about how Stanford thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our IDEAL website, found here:

Why Stanford is for you:  

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives,
  • And More!

How to apply:

Please include a cover letter with optional diversity statement, and CV with your application to:

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David N. Cornfield, MD
Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
Director-Center for Excellence in Pulmonary Biology
Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery (by Courtesy)
Stanford University School of Medicine
Chief- Pulmonary, Asthma, and Medical Director-Respiratory Therapy
Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford
Co-Director, Chan-Zuckerberg BioHub Physician-Scientist Training Program
Past President-Society for Pediatric Research

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