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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clin, Adjunct, Clin X, In-Res) Gastroenterology & Hepatology Research

Position overview

Position title: Gastroenterology & Hepatology Research
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $86,500 - $400,000. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: February 15, 2024

Most recent review date: Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 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: Friday, Feb 14, 2025 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 Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is currently recruiting outstanding faculty for with an interest in academia in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is ranked number 1 in research and teaching among global universities, and ranked number 18 in clinical care by the US World News.

The division wishes to increase the number of faculty who conduct research in a broad array of Gastroenterology & Hepatology focused topic areas. Multiple opportunities for collaborative research in basic, translational, and clinical focused research will be available. Faculty are encouraged to get involved in various sub-sections within the division and engage in active learning and will be provided and expected to participate in divisional and departmental activities and demonstrate engagement.

The successful candidates will provide demonstrated excellence in the teaching of trainees and contribute to the maintenance of a collegial and collaborative academic environment.

The successful candidates will interact with a wide range of clinical, translational and/or basic science programs. Candidates may be expected to demonstrate and maintain a high quality, extramurally-funded research program.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s background and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
In-Residence Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:

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:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, MD/PhD, or PhD with an emphasis relevant to Gastroenterology.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with experience in program development and evaluation are preferred.

Candidates with an excellent record of research productivity and extramural grant funding are preferred.

Candidates with a proven research activity in areas related to health disparities, community-based participatory research, and/or older adult populations are preferred.

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)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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