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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Department of Pediatrics
Johnson City, Tennessee
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
May 7, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Pediatrics at East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Quillen College of Medicine, and Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC) are seeking a full-time BC/BE Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join our sizeable collegial group of pediatricians and pediatric specialty medicine physicians in clinical care. You will work in a beautiful, new Pediatric Clinic with a warm, child and family-friendly environment, emerging as one of the region’s largest tertiary referral centers.

  • Established Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic representing many specialties
  • The pediatric GI division has 3 physicians, a mid-level provider, a dietician, and 3 nurses
  • 24-bed Pediatric Inpatient Unit staffed by 8 Pediatric Hospitalists
  • Level III 39-bed NICU
  • The friendly college community is a great place to raise a family near the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains

 Other considerations for this position:

  • The position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
  • Faculty rank is commensurate with education and experience.
  • At the time of hire, completion of a Pediatric Gastroenterology fellowship is required.
  • This is a non-tenure, clinical track position.
  • Academic responsibilities include teaching medical students and pediatric residents, and academic pursuits.
  • Clinical responsibilities include providing clinical care at Niswonger Children’s Hospital and out-patient gastroenterology clinic.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package; position is contingent on external funding
  • Eligible J1 waiver candidates will be considered Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship at time of hire
  • BC/BE in general pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology

All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:

  • Paid time off & leave
  • 17 paid holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Health and life insurance
  • Retirement
  • Access to University facilities and services and much more!

Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information at:

For consideration, candidates must apply and submit all required documents to the university’s hiring system and follow any special instructions listed in the posting at:

We are located just west of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the area offers excellent schools, a low cost of living, and a wealth of outdoor activities.The mountains, rolling hills, and valleys surrounding the Johnson City region are part of the Appalachian Highlands. Exciting outdoor recreation close to home includes hiking, whitewater rafting, and various boating opportunities. Johnson City is ranked the #14 “Best Small Place for Business and Careers” in the USA by Forbes, and #5 in Kiplinger’s list of “The 10 Least-Expensive Cities For Living in the U.S.A.

ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.


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