Assistant, Associate and Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Hepatology & Transplantation
University of California San Diego
The University of California in San Diego (UCSD) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics is currently in an exciting period of growth and expansion. As part of our ongoing pursuit of clinical innovation, we are seeking to recruit a full-time Pediatric Gastroenterologist with specific expertise in Pediatric Hepatology and Transplantation and a genuine interest in teaching and research in an academic setting.
The successful candidate will join our GI practice of 21 faculty and 4 nurse practitioners covering a major portion of Southern California, Nevada, and Arizona. Our pediatric hepatology and transplant programs are fully integrated with the corresponding adult programs at UC San Diego. The successful candidate will play a major role in the clinical expansion of our pediatric liver transplant program, development of clinical and translational hepatology/transplant hepatology research programs, education of students, residents and fellows, and will have a prominent leadership profile within the Division.
The candidate will be expected to contribute to the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology's mission of delivering high quality inpatient and outpatient care, performing procedures, teaching fellows, and engaging in scholarly activities. There are myriad opportunities for collaboration with outstanding investigators in microbiome research and 'omics' sciences at UCSD and Rady Children's Hospital.
Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Transplant Hepatology. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.
The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience.
References (contact information or letter of recommendation) may be requested from all finalists.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, or status as a protected veteran.
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