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Chief, UCSF Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 22nd, 2017
Last review date: August 1st, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 22nd, 2018
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.


Chief, UCSF Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Recruitment Period
Opens April 1, 2017 through August 22, 2018

Chief, UCSF Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Department of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco seeks a Chief for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The division chief provides leadership and management to 30 UCSF faculty members working at three campuses (Parnassus/Moffitt-Long, Mt. Zion and Mission Bay) in order to support the department mission and goals for patient care, research, education, and public service. The Division oversees several outstanding research and clinical programs, including the Liver Transplant Program, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Microbiome Research Core, and Interventional Endoscopy.

Responsibilities of the Division Chief will include:
• Clinical program oversight and management
• Faculty academic management to establish goals, metrics for success, and accountability in areas of research, education, patient care, service, and scholarship
• Faculty, staff, and trainee recruitment, mentorship, feedback, and development
• Fiscal oversight and management of division business plans and assets to assure solvency and promote growth of reserves
• Enhance the division’s national reputation in research and scholarship, as measured by its portfolio of high impact publications and research funding

The UCSF Division Chief also will work closely with the division chiefs and faculty of the two affiliated academic institutions (Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and San Francisco VA Medical Center) to assure continued success and support for its joint fellowship programs in gastroenterology (18 trainees), liver transplantation, and IBD and to promote faculty recruitment and career growth across all divisions.

Qualified candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent, be board-certified or eligible in gastroenterology or hepatology, and have licensure/eligibility by the Medical Board of California. The Chief will be appointed at the rank of full Professor in either the In Residence or Clinical X series. The ideal candidate should have a strong track record of scholarship, publication, teaching, and clinical excellence and have demonstrated leadership and mentorship skills and success.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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.

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