The UAB Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is actively recruiting for faculty positions at all levels of rank and academic track to join our team. Current needs for the division include physicians with a focus in GI Motility and Functional Bowel Disorders as well as and Hepatology and pediatric liver transplant. Candidates focusing on careers as physician-scientists or clinician educators will be equally considered. A track record of quality investigative/clinical work and program development is preferred.
Motility and Functional Bowel Disorder Program: The selected candidate will join the Motility and Functional Bowel Disorders program which offers an array of state of the art testing to evaluate and form optimal treatment regimens for children with conditions such as refractory constipation, dysphagia and feeding intolerance. The GI Motility and Functional Bowel Disorders program consists of an interdisciplinary team of physicians and nurses to provide optimal care to patients.
Hepatology and Pediatric Liver Transplant: The selected candidate will join Our Pediatric Liver Transplant team which includes pediatric gastroenterologists with a special focus in transplant hepatology, skilled liver transplant surgeons, liver transplant coordinators, transplant pharmacists and nutritionists, transplant social workers, child life specialists, and psychologists.
The division offers a full array of clinical services and programs, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. provides comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluation and management of all pediatric gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional problems. These may include such common conditions as inflammatory bowel disease, liver transplants, metabolic diseases and nutritional disorders. Multidisciplinary patient-centered care is the focus of the Division. Close interaction with Pediatric Surgery, Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesiology and Nutrition services provide ample opportunity for optimizing patient care. Special interests of the division members include GER, abdominal pain, motility disorders, liver disease, lipid disorders, functional GI disorders, childhood obesity, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate and will consist of a guaranteed salary as well as a generous incentive plan linked to productivity.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
MD DO MD/PhD
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Internal Number: 7902
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