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Pediatric Hepatologist

Employer
University of Texas at Austin
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Pediatric Hepatologist

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Pediatrics
Posted: Oct 14, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled

Description

The Department of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with the Dell Children's Medical Center, is seeking faculty members who specialize in Pediatric Hepatology with experience in liver transplantation to join the Division of Gastroenterology. Pediatric Hepatology candidates will be recruited at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor on a tenured or non-tenured track. Candidates should have an M.D., or equivalent, or M.D./Ph.D., with board certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology with training in hepatology. Certification in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology is preferred but not a requirement. Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates.

The successful candidate will demonstrate sustained excellence or the potential for sustained excellence in research productivity, clinical care, and mentorship/ teaching of trainees and junior faculty. We are particularly interested in candidates who are interested in building a Hepatology program and eventual Liver Transplant program. Clinical responsibilities will be primarily Pediatric Hepatology but will also include general pediatric gastroenterology as the program grows and develops. Diagnoses include the array of pediatric liver disease including biliary atresia, Alagille syndrome, autoimmune hepatitis, primary and secondary sclerosing cholangitis, CF-associated liver disease, chronic infectious hepatitis, liver cysts and tumors, NAFLD, various metabolic liver disease (alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, tyrosinemia, Niemann Pick, Wilson's disease), liver failure, portal vein thrombosis, autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease and liver disease associated with congenital heart disease. The hepatologist will provide support for the Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Transplant program, our new Kidney Transplant program and a developing Bone Marrow Transplant program. Call coverage will be shared with the Pediatric Gastroenterology Division.

This is an exciting time to join Dell Medical School and Dell Children's Medical Center. The Department of Pediatrics and Dell Children's Medical Center value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will demonstrate sustained excellence or the potential for sustained excellence in research productivity, clinical care, and mentorship/ teaching of trainees and junior faculty. Candidates should have an M.D., or equivalent, or M.D./Ph.D., with board certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology with training in hepatology. Certification in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology is preferred but not a requirement.

Application Instructions

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/84855

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