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Assistant, Associate and Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Pediatric Hepatology & Transplantation

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 4th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, Feb 7, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

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.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)