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Pediatrics Gastroenterology-Health Sciences series

Position overview

Salary range: $99,200 - $248,900

Application Window

Open date: May 16, 2022

Most recent review date: Sunday, Apr 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jun 16, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles is recruiting for full-time faculty positions either at the Clinical Instructor, Assistant, or Associate professor level, in the Health Sciences (HS) clinical faculty series. The selected candidate will join eight full-time faculty members and two part time faculty members and six fellows in a major academic medical center with an established fellowship training program. Candidates must possess a medical degree and valid license, certification in the American Board of Pediatrics, and be either Board certified or Board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in the practice and teaching of clinical Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and have clinical experience in Pediatric Liver Transplantation.

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles was established in 1974 and since then has established a long legacy of excellence in patient care and research with many of its faculty recognized as leaders in the field nationally and internationally. The Mattel Children’s Hospital is located in the Ronald Reagan Medical Center and is dedicated particularly to tertiary and quaternary care across all pediatric subspecialties. Our Division was on the frontier of developing pediatric liver and intestinal rehabilitation and transplantation programs. A strength of our clinical program is the longstanding close collaboration with our surgical partners in transplantation and pediatric surgery. We have a robust outpatient clinical program both on the main campus and also in three community clinics. Our Division is supported by dedicated GI/Transplant nurses, dietitians, psychologists, and social workers. Mattel Children’s Hospital ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report.

Our Division has a tradition of fostering a collegial and supportive work environment respectful and supportive of the tenants of justice, equity, diversity and inclusiveness for all.

Beyond the medical world of our Division, lies the richness of the vibrant and culturally diverse Los Angeles community and the beauty and recreational opportunities of Southern California – a perfect enticement to achieve a work-life balance.

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and statement of clinical experience and any research accomplishments. Applicant’s materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

The posted UC salary scales [] set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5, APU 4 [].
The salary range for this position is $99,200 - $248,900. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan [], which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D or equivalent

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 letters of reference required

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA