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Division of Gastroenterology - Gastroenterologist

Application Window

Open date: October 7, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Nov 7, 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: Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 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 gastroenterologist will devote their primary effort to basic and translational science in the field of gastroenterology. In addition, the faculty member will be involved in patient care in general gastroenterology and endoscopy and in medical education. The individual will report to the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UCSF Health.

Minimum Requirements: Candidates must be board certified or eligible in gastroenterology.

The appointment will be made at the level of Clinical Instructor or Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Adjunct, HS Clinical, Clinical X or In-Residence Series. Our goal is to provide new faculty members with the resources to foster their success and independence as a basic and translational science investigator, and to also provide clinical and teaching experiences that match their interests. We seek to provide a broad range of opportunities to the faculty member so that they can embark on and sustain a rewarding career in academic medicine.

Highlights of this role include:
• 80% protected time for research
• Suitable candidates will be eligible to be named Rainin Scholars
• Lab resources including space, supplies and technical support to allow the faculty member to progress towards independence as an investigator
• Strong research environment and collaborative culture within the Division, Department and Institution that affords virtually unlimited opportunities for interdisciplinary research, program development, academic productivity, and education
• A supportive and truly interdisciplinary team where each member is an equal contributor
• Dedicated and gifted faculty and staff, including other highly experienced basic and translational scientists to provide mentoring
• Outstanding trainees at all levels (medical students, PhD students and post-doctoral fellows, residents, and clinical fellows)
• Academic environment with commitment to excellence in research, patient care and education
• Institutional culture that is highly receptive and friendly to basic and translational research
• Opportunity to serve as an Attending Physician on the interdisciplinary care service both in the inpatient and outpatient setting
• Opportunities to direct clinical and educational programs within the hospital and the community
• Structured curriculum for faculty career development and leadership
• Diverse colleagues and a diverse patient population.

Successful candidates will have strong references and evidence of or potential for outstanding leadership in basic or translational science investigation and in academic medicine in general.

Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04183. 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 (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details: https://diversity.ucsf.edu/contributions-to-diversity-statement

  • 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: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

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