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Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In-Residence, Adjunct) Pediatric Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Medical Director

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Open date: January 26, 2022

Next review date: Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 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 (UC) in San Diego 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, education, and research innovation, we are seeking to recruit a full-time Pediatric Gastroenterologist with specific expertise in pediatric hepatology and liver transplantation to be the Medical Director for Pediatric Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at Rady Children's Hospital and UC San Diego.

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 and transplant research programs, education of students, residents and fellows, and will have a prominent leadership position within the division. There are myriad opportunities for collaboration with outstanding investigators in microbiome research and "omics" sciences at UC San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital.

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.

Successful candidates will also demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level. Series will be determined by the successful candidate's skills, qualifications and funding.

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

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:

References may be requested from all finalists.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology, and board certified/eligible in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, and/or meet criteria to serve as the primary liver transplant physician under the OPTN Bylaws. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

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)

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