North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Pediatric Gastroenterology Faculty Position

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University of California - Davis
California, United States (on-site)
7 days ago


Pediatric Gastroenterology Faculty Position

UC Davis Children’s Hospital

School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time academic faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology to join a dynamic faculty of 7 Pediatric Gastroenterologists, three dietitians and 4 RNs. We are recruiting at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical Pediatrics series. The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, education, community engagement, research activities of the Department of Pediatrics, and serve on departmental committees. The candidate may be expected to do clinical service at participating regional hospitals.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide care for patients with a variety of gastrointestinal disorders
  • Act as a consultant to other services as needed

  • Attend inpatient, outpatient and hospital based clinics at both the UCDMC campus and the Shriner's Hospital for Children
  • Teach pediatric residents during their gastroenterology rotation.
  • Teach medical students during their general pediatric and/or gastroenterology rotations
  • Research and publication training including grant funding (if applicable)
  • Provide both formal didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students and housestaff.
  • Serve as junior medical student preceptor on a rotational basis of every 1 - 2 years.
  • Participate in section and departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees.

This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position may include but are not limited to exposure to patients with infections.

The candidate must have the following experience/qualifications:

  • D. or D.O.
  • Successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program
  • Successful completion of a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the time of hire
  • Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Eligibility for a California Medical License
  • The experience or ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment.

Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Candidates should submit their application online at:

With more than 120 physicians in 33 pediatric subspecialties, the Children's Hospital is a 121- bed hospital housed within the 619-bed University of California, Davis Medical Center. It is the only designated Children's Hospital in the Sacramento region, and is known for offering comprehensive, compassionate, family-centered care. UC Davis Children's Hospital is distinguished for its outstanding congenital heart program and its internationally recognized telemedicine programs. UC Davis Children's Hospital has a 49-bed level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a new 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. UC Davis Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly designated birth center.

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento,

California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 66871924
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of California - Davis
  • Position Title: Pediatric Gastroenterology Faculty Position
  • Job Function: Faculty in Pediatric Gastroenterology
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