The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, seeks a pediatric gastroenterologist to lead the Section with an overarching goal of enhancing its clinical and academic excellence. The successful candidate must be an accomplished program builder and experienced leader with a strong background in all aspects of Pediatric Gastroenterology. The new Chief will lead, support, and mentor faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students. Special interests of the Section include the well-established, internationally renowned Celiac Disease Center; the pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program; a pediatric liver transplant program; and a fully staffed pediatric Nutrition Support Service. The Section has clinical and research collaborations with Adult Gastroenterology, the Adult Digestive Diseases Research Core Center, Pediatric Surgery, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. An ACGME-accredited Fellowship Program is also active within the Section.The Department of Pediatrics is committed to a balance between research and clinical activities. This is reflected in the growth of the Department of Pediatrics, which includes the state-of-the-art Comer Children's Hospital (155-bed facility), a state-of-the-art Ambulatory facility and an extensive research space in the Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery. The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital is recognized for its state-of-the-art technology and amenities that offer world-class medical care to children from around the Chicagoland area and across the globe. The successful candidate will 1) have an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent; 2) be BC/BE by the American Board of Pediatric Gastroenterology; 3) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Illinois; 4) have a record of research achievement and innovation; 5) have a record of clinical excellence; and 6) qualify for a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Rank and compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience. The University of Chicago provides a generous package of fringe benefits.To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities web site at http://tinyurl.com/mbqmx68 by uploading a CV. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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