Open Faculty Positions

Our award-winning faculty consists of over 90 board-certified emergency physicians with broad scholarly interests and extramural funding. Rank is determined by the qualifications and experience of the candidate. Clinical responsibilities will include patient care in the emergency department at Stanford Hospital, a world-renowned academic medical center.

Commitment to Diversity

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing faculty diversity. In 2019, Forbes ranked Stanford as a top employer for diversity, ranked fourth out of all universities in the country. Stanford welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and all those who add dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical mission. Learn more about our department commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Department Values

The Department of Emergency Medicine actively embraces and promotes:

  • Leadership * Innovation
  • Collaboration * Service
  • Compassion * Resilience
  • Collegiality * Adaptability
  • Diversity * Inclusion


Featured Position: Pediatric EM Division Chief

Innovations in Child-centered Care

Stanford Pediatric Emergency Medicine is committed to research, innovation, and child-centered care that creates an atmosphere of comfort for our most vulnerable population.

A Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, we offer comprehensive 24-hour emergency care that includes direct access to world-ranked pediatric specialists. Our "ouchless" pediatric ED is separate from our adult ED and our physicians are also Stanford School of Medicine faculty, representing some of the most innovative minds, trained in leading-edge best practices.

We are seeking a Board-Certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician to join the Department as an Associate or Full Professor in the role as Inaugural Pediatric Emergency Medicine Division Chief within the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine. Learn more.


Featured Position: Section Chief Ultrasound

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician to join the department in the role of Section Chief of Ultrasound. The Section Chief of Ultrasound will serve as our departmental leader in ultrasound, supporting the operational, educational, and administrative missions, as well as interdepartmental point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) projects, and research and scholarship in ultrasound to facilitate the ongoing academic productivity and success of our ultrasound section.  In addition, this position will serve as Co-Director of the Stanford Hospital and Clinics POCUS enterprise initiative.  Learn more


Featured Position: Medical Director of the Adult ED

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician to join the Department in the role of Medical Director of the Adult Emergency Department.  In the Medical Director role, the successful candidate will be an integral part of the Department leadership team as they will navigate a strong desire for emergency care services in our community in a new state of the art hospital and 66 bed Emergency Department with a Clinical Decision Unit.  The Medical Director will work with the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Quality along with a team of Associate and Assistant Medical Directors and collaborate with hospital leadership to enhance clinical care.  Learn more


Featured Position: Academic Faculty

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University seeks board-certified academic faculty in Emergency Medicine to join at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the University Medical Line.  All areas of research relevant to Emergency Medicine are of interest, including but not limited to basic, translational, clinical research, technology development, big data science, epidemiology/statistics, informatics, health services, and health policy.  Of particular interest are applicants whose research focus aligns with the departmental aim to advance the specialty through Precision Emergency Medicine. Learn more