The gastroenterologist will devote their effort to patient care in interventional endoscopy, as well as academic work in research, quality improvement, medical education, program development or another academic area. The individual will report to the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UCSF Health. The position will be primarily based at our UCSF Health location but will also be assigned to our San Francisco VA Medical Center location.
Minimum Requirements: Candidates must be board certified or eligible in gastroenterology and have completed an additional of year of training in interventional endoscopy or equivalent. The candidate will be expected to be fully competent to perform diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP and EUS. Additional interventional endoscopic competencies in procedures such as ESD, POEM, TIF or the endoscopic treatment of obesity (bariatric endoscopy) would be welcome.
The appointment will be made at the level of Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Health Sciences Clinical Series. Our goal is to provide new faculty members with clinical experiences that match their interests while also creating opportunities to explore and develop a path for academic success and a rewarding career in academic medicine.
Highlights of this role include: • A supportive and truly interdisciplinary team where each member is an equal contributor • Dedicated and gifted faculty and staff, including other highly experienced interventional endoscopists, and outstanding trainees at all levels (medical students, residents, and fellows) • Academic environment with commitment to excellence in patient care, education, and research • Strong research environment and collaborative culture within the Divisions and Institution that affords virtually unlimited opportunities for interdisciplinary research, program development, academic productivity, and education • Institutional culture that is highly receptive and friendly to patient care • Opportunity to serve as an Attending Physician on the interdisciplinary care service both in the inpatient and outpatient setting • Opportunities to direct clinical and educational programs within the hospital and the community. • Protected time for academic work and a structured curriculum for faculty career development and leadership • Diverse patient population.
Successful candidates will have strong references and evidence of or potential for outstanding leadership in academic medicine.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.