Pediatric GI- IBD/Celiac Disease Faculty

06 Jun 2019 11:00 AM | Anonymous

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks qualified M.D. or M.D./PH.D. applicants who are board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology with expertise in inflammatory bowel disease or celiac disease to join the Division as an Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor in the University Tenure, Medical Center or Clinician Educator Line. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate sustained excellence in research productivity, clinical care, and mentorship and teaching of trainees and junior faculty.

  • The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.
  • The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
  • The major criterion for appointment, reappointment and promotion for Clinician Educators, including Clinician Educators (Affiliated), is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Academic line/rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The Stanford Children’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center comprises a group of pediatric gastroenterologists and health care specialists focused on delivering the highest quality care for children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The goal of the Center is to provide expertise in the diagnosis and management of IBD guided by the best available scientific evidence to enhance the long-term health and quality-of-life of our patients. We actively engage patients and families in tailoring and maintaining a personalized therapy plan. Currently, we care for nearly 600 pediatric IBD patients, and our Center is an integral part of ImproveCareNow.

Stanford Children’s Health is also committed to providing high quality, patient-centered care for children with celiac disease. We seek a dynamic leader who can establish a robust clinical program for treating and studying celiac disease in pediatric patients.

We expect the successful candidate to serve as a member of the Pediatric, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Division at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH), with responsibilities for research, clinical care, and teaching in the fields of IBD or celiac disease. S/he will join a nationally recognized group of pediatric gastroenterologists who provide clinical care and perform research within a multidisciplinary gastroenterology, nutrition, hepatology and liver transplantation programs.

The Pediatric Gastroenterology Program at LPCH has grown dramatically over the past ten years and is currently ranked in the top 30 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report. The Pediatric liver transplant program is consistently one of the top 3 in the US in volume and outcomes with extensive outreach programs throughout the Western US. Extensive opportunities exist for prospective clinical and translational research through collaborations with outstanding investigators in the School of Medicine (Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Radiology and Health Research and Policy), School of Engineering, the Stanford Program in Bio-X, and the Stanford Infection, Transplantation and Immunology Institute.

Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Interested candidates should submit CV, a brief letter and the names of three references to:

Grace Lee, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine
Search Chair
c/o Kristi Townsend

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