Pediatrics

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  • Available Faculty Positions

    Division of Child Development

    The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking a candidate for a full-time position in developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Applicants must be board-certified in pediatrics and BC/BE in developmental/behavioral pediatrics with three to five years of experience. This position includes providing comprehensive care for infants, children and adolescents with a wide range of developmental and behavioral disorders with a special emphasis in the areas of early intervention, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders. The physician will also participate in a multi-disciplinary evaluation team and in medical education to both medical students and residents.  Candidates interested in a potential leadership position are encouraged to apply.   Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

    Interested candidates may send cover letter and CV to: 

    • Lindsey Ross, Department Business Administrator, University of Mississippi Health Care
      University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics
      2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS  39216
      E-mail: lgatlin2@umc.edu

    EOE, M/F/D/V.

    Division of Pediatric Critical Care

    The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care is seeking a Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care physician (dual trained in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Critical Care) to add to their current division of 10. We staff a 30-bed multidisciplinary Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, with approximately 1,600 admissions/year. We are the only tertiary care center for the state, treating a variety of critically ill and injured patients, including post-op general surgical, neurosurgical, orthopedic, ENT and plastics patients. In addition, our congenital heart  surgical program performs approximately 350 - 400 congenital heart surgeries per year.  We also have a busy ECMO program for both respiratory and cardiac support.   We teach critical care fellows, pediatric and emergency medicine residents and are assisted by nurse practitioners.

    Please send a CV to Dr. Mary Taylor, mbtaylor@umc.edu.

    EOE, M/F/D/V

    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, located at 2500 North State Street, Jackson MS, seeks BE/BC PEDIATRICIAN to serve as ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS to practice clinical pediatric health care, to provide clinical instruction to medical students and residents, and to provide patient care, specifically managing obesity and diabetes in children at 1150 South Green Street, Tupelo, MS 38804 and the clinics in the surrounding area. Applicant must possess a medical degree and must have completed pediatrics residency and fellowship in pediatric endocrinology. Applicant must be licensable in Mississippi.

    Please send resume to:

    • Lindsey Ross, Department Business Administrator, University of Mississippi Health Care
      University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics
      2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS  39216
      E-mail: lgatlin2@umc.edu

    EOE, M/F/D/V

    Division of Pediatric Neurology

    The  Pediatric Neurology Division at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is seeking a pediatric neurologist at the assistant, associate or professor level to join a current practice of four pediatric neurologists.  Current faculty have additional pediatric training in neurogenetics/metabolism, epilepsy and neuromuscular diseases.  In addition, our division has a pediatrician, two pediatric neurology nurse practitioners and a dietitian.  We also have excellent training programs in pediatrics, neurology, child neurology and clinical neurophysiology, in addition to educational missions in our medical school and neurosurgery residency.
     
    The Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital at UMMC is the primary site of clinical practice and is the only children's hospital in the state with a full array of specialty services. Our division provides inpatient and outpatient neurological consultations, with management of both general child neurology and more complex cases.  We also staff a four-bed Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit with plans for expansion.  We are also in the process of building a new Pediatric Neurophysiology Lab in the Children's Hospital. 
     
    The University of Mississippi Medical Center is a vibrant academic health center located in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi, with schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, health-related professions and a graduate school.  The Greater Jackson area is a culturally diverse, family-oriented place to live with minimal traffic, access to a large reservoir for outdoor water activities, and convenient access to an airport serviced by multiple airlines. New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast are also within a three-hour drive.
     
    Candidates should have an D.O., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and be board-certified/eligible in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology. Salary is commensurate with experience.  J-1 Visas are accepted. 

    Interested applicants should send a CV to Rhonda Signaigo, RSignaigo@umc.edu.

    EOE, M/F/D/V