Director, Sleep Medicine

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PCCSM) at the University of Southern California is seeking outstanding faculty candidates with board certification and expertise in Sleep Medicine to joinThe University of Southern California is seeking a Director of Sleep Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine the rapidly expanding and dynamic program. Successful candidates will join a diverse academic division with strong faculty expertise in sleep, critical care medicine, advanced lung disease, lung transplantation and interventional pulmonology. Practice settings include Keck Medicine of USC which encompasses a network of hospitals and outpatient clinics around the Los Angeles area.   

The Director of the Keck Sleep Medicine Program will be responsible for the growth and expansion of clinical services within the flagship medical center and to developing areas. They will provide direct patient care, polysomnography study interpretation from the state-of-the-art AASM certified hospital-based sleep laboratories and home sleep testing program. The Director will have direct oversight of USC’s Sleep Disorders Center with significant involvement in the Sleep Fellowship. This individual will be responsible, along with the fellowship Program Director, for education and training of medical students, residents, PCCSM and Sleep fellows, attending and proctoring in outpatient sleep clinic, and participation in all academic activities of the Division. Collaboration with otolaryngology, neurology, psychiatry, and dentistry is expected with opportunities in emerging areas of sleep research including hypoglossal nerve stimulation, transvenous phrenic nerve pacing and dynamic MRI modeling of the airway. 

Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. USC provides a broad range of benefits to help protect your (and your family’s) health, wealth and future – like health insurance, wellness programs, generous retirement plan options, life insurance, and tuition benefits. 

Qualifications 

  • MD or equivalent degree. Residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine. ABSM or ABIM board certification in Sleep Medicine and ABIM certification in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. 
  • Ability to obtain full, unrestricted licensure to practice medicine in California. 
  • Academic accomplishments commensurate with appointment at the rank Associate Professor or Professor at USC. 
  • Highly approachable and compassionate; having a record of promoting a culture of innovation, collaboration, teamwork, respect, and honesty; with a professional and personal demeanor characterized by integrity, graciousness, humility, genuineness, sincerity, and a passion for the organization’s mission and objectives.    

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.