The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks a qualified M.D. or M.D./PH.D. clinician investigator with research interests relevant to Gastroenterology for an appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the Medical Center Line. The major criteria for appointment for faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Medical Center Line shall be evidence that candidates have the promise to attain regional recognition for excellence in the overall mix of contributions in clinical care, teaching, and scholarship that advances clinical medicine. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cystic fibrosis and/or pancreatitis who can demonstrate the potential for sustained excellence in research productivity and clinical care.
We expect the successful candidate to be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology and 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. 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 activities of the Division/Department are diverse and include extensive opportunities 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.
Stanford University is one of the world’s leading research universities. It is known for its entrepreneurial character, drawn from the legacy of its founders, Jane and Leland Stanford, and its relationship to Silicon Valley. Stanford is located in California’s Bay Area, one of the most intellectually dynamic and culturally diverse areas of the nation. Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, the goal of which is to anticipate and prevent disease in the healthy and precisely diagnose and treat disease in the ill. Innovations include the first in vitro synthesis of biologically active DNA, the first construction of a recombinant DNA molecule containing DNA from two different species, discovery of immune response genes, development of the microarray technology and the expansion of optogenetics.
The Department of Pediatrics, with over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, cutting edge research, training, and advocacy. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, the department attracts researchers, clinicians, and trainees from around the world.
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics is currently ranked in the top 30 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report and is in a major growth phase, led by its new Division Chief Dr. Sohail Z Husain. The vision for the Division, defined by Dr. Husain, is to serve as the premier regional provider of pediatric GI care and to emerge as a global leader in pediatric GI research and education and a destination site for highly recognized programs of excellence. 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.
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.
Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief letter outlining their interests to:
Dorsey Bass, Search Chair,
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine
c/o Megan Christofferson