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Adolescent Medicine Researcher

Apply now Work type: Non-Tenure Line (Research), University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Division of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks an innovative and collaborative researcher to join the Division as an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in the University Tenure Line, University Medical Line or the Non-tenure Line (Research). We are particularly interested in candidates with MD, MD/PhD, PhD (or equivalent degrees).  

  • The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.
  • The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
  • The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.


Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The typical candidate would have board certification in adolescent medicine or comparable experience and training, which may include training or certifications obtained outside of the US.


The Division of Adolescent Medicine is dedicated to promoting the physical and emotional well-being of adolescents and young adults through clinical care, education, research, leadership, and advocacy.  The clinical program is multi-faceted.

  • Out-patient clinical care is offered through the Teen and Young Adult Clinic, Adolescent Gynecology Clinic, Eating Disorders Clinic, Gender Clinic, Weight Clinic, the Teen Health Van, Vaden Student Health Services, and Juvenile Hall.
  • A teaching and consult service is active at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford.
  • A 15-bed unit cares for patients with eating disorders and other medical/psychiatric illnesses.
  • The division has strong collaborative relationships across Stanford University and active alliances with Santa Clara Juvenile Detention, Stanford Vaden College Health, and Stanford Sports Medicine.


The educational program provides education and training at several levels.

  • The Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine and the Center for Adolescent Health at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford offer a 3-year ACGME accredited fellowship program in Pediatric Adolescent Medicine.
  • Stanford medical students and pediatric residents rotate through inpatient and outpatient services and gain exposure to a wide array of medical and psychosocial problems encountered by adolescents and young adults from diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.


Research and scholarly activity within the Division of Adolescent Medicine focuses on understanding and promoting adolescent and young adult health and preventing engagement in health risk behaviors both in the US and globally.  Notable studies include:

  • Substance use prevention, including school-based tobacco and marijuana prevention and education programs.
  • Medical complications of eating disorders, including refeeding syndrome, bone health and treatment of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorders.
  • Sexual and reproductive health, including adolescents’ decision-making and adolescents’ and young adults’ access to and use of contraception, and global sexuality education advocacy evaluation.
  • Confidentiality primary care guideline implementation, and screening and confidentiality policy and practice in EPIC and other electronic health records.
  • Gender-based violence, including identifying modifiable factors, and development and evaluation of violence prevention programs in the United States and internationally

The division values community engagement and is fully committed to ensuring that all of our activities include a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.  Division faculty consult with local, state, federal and global health leaders on adolescent and young adult health and health care issues.


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 Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:


If interested, submit your CV and a brief letter outlining your interests with an optional diversity statement. 


This role is open to candidates from multiple disciplines/specialties. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be based on their field or discipline. The expected base pay range for likely disciplines are listed below. Interested candidates whose discipline is not listed below may contact the hiring department for the salary range specific to their discipline/specialty.

Research and Clinic Duties:

  • Assistant Professor ($198,000-$210,000)
  • Associate Professor ($227,000-$239,000)
  • Professor ($267,000-$287,000)

Research Only:

  • Assistant Professor ($190,000-$208,000)
  • Associate Professor ($218,000-$242,000)
  • Professor ($261,000-$321,000)


This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program 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.


Seda Tierney, Search Chair

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