The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics and Seattle's Children's Hospital are recruiting 3 pediatric academic physicians with clinical and research interests in nutrition, general gastroenterology, hepatology, or therapeutic endoscopy.
The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division with 18 pediatric GI subspecialists is the largest program in the Pacific Northwest and the only program offering liver and small bowel transplantation. The program provides excellent care in the areas of inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal motility, acute and chronic liver disease, liver and intestine transplantation, intestinal rehabilitation, pancreatic disorders, therapeutic endoscopy, and nutrition evaluation and management. In addition to the active clinical program, the GI division has a robust research portfolio with almost 100 active clinical trials in gastroenterology and hepatology. The division has successful training programs in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology as well as Transplant Hepatology.
Appointment as full time Assistant or Associate Professor (without tenure due to funding) of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, School of Medicine, will be commensurate with experience, training and achievement. This is a 12-month service period position. Anticipated start date is Spring/Summer of 2020.
These positions would involve teaching, research, and clinical service. Protected administrative time is included within the job description to focus on the development and maintenance of a nutrition support service in conjunction with hospital and division leadership.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
The successful candidate will have an MD (or foreign equivalent), will have completed a Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship, and be board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology. They should also have a proven record of research and clinical care relating to pediatric nutrition.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Interested candidates should submit a personal statement and curriculum vitae through Interfolio.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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