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SFVAHCS – Gastroenterology – Division Chief

Application Window

Open date: November 12, 2021

Most recent review date: Monday, Feb 28, 2022 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, May 12, 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

Chief of Gastroenterology, San Francisco VA Health Care System

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for the position of Chief, Gastroenterology Division at the SFVAHCS. The SFVAHCS GI Division is one of three sites within the UCSF Department of Medicine Gastroenterology fellowship program.

Clinical operations within SFVAHCS GI Division are robust and include hepatology, general GI, inflammatory bowel disease, and routine and advanced endoscopy for ~30,000 Northern California Veterans. In addition to providing oversight of clinical programs and serving in a major leadership role within SFVAHCS, the division chief will work collaboratively across UCSF sites to support and promote research and education. Substantial resources are provided to SFVAHCS division chief position to grow and sustain a strong research program.

Qualified applicants will have an MD, current medical license, and board-certification in Gastroenterology. The ideal candidate will be suitable for UCSF academic appointment in the UCSF In Residence, Clinical X, or Health Sciences Clinical Series at the level of associate or full professor. This is typically evidenced by a track record of exceptional leadership skills, success in mentorship, outstanding teaching, clinical excellence, robust scholarly or creative work, and extramural funding.

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found

Please apply online via AP Recruit at Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA