Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stanford University School of Medicine - Div of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition - Palo Alto, CA

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The Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks qualified M.D. applicants who are board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology with expertise in clinical gastroenterology, hepatology and/or nutrition research to join the Division as an Assistant Professor in the Medical Center Line. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center 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 successful applicant should be a board-certified (BC) or board eligible pediatric gastroenterologist at the Assistant Professor level to actively engage in clinical gastroenterology, hepatology and/or nutrition research.We are particularly interested in candidates who have pre-existing grant support from the NIH or a national foundation, future goals for a productive research-oriented career and advancing the field of pediatric gastroenterology through health services research. We expect the successful candidate to serve as a member of the Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Hepatology Division at Lucile Packard Children†s Hospital (LPCH), with responsibilities for clinical care, teaching, and academic program development in the fields of health services research. He or she will join a nationally-recognized group of pediatric gastroenterologists who provide clinical care and perform research within a multidisciplinary gastroenterology, nutrition, hepatology and liver transplantation programs. The Pediatric Gastroenterology Program at LPCH has grown dramatically over the past ten years and is currently ranked in the top 20 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report. Pediatric liver transplant program is consistently one of the top 3 in the US in volume and outcomes with extensive outreach programs throughout the Western US. Extensive opportunities exist for prospective clinical and translational research through collaborations with outstanding investigators in the School of Medicine (Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Radiology and Health Research and Policy), School of Engineering, the Stanford Program in Bio-X, and the Stanford Infection, Transplantation and Immunology Institute.Applications will be reviewed beginning March 10, 2013 and accepted until the position is filled.Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions. Submit CV, a brief letter and the names of three references to: Eric Sibley, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman of the Search Committee
c/o Megan Christofferson
750 Welch Rd. #116
Stanford, California 94305-5731