Assistant Professor (TE)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 07, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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UAHS - Tucson


1501 N Campbell Avenue - Dept of Pediatrics, Room 6341, Tucson, AZ 85724-5073 USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona, Tucson is seeking a Pediatric Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist/Nutritionist with a strong foundation in clinical and/or basic science research. In partnership with Banner University Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of infants, children, and young adults by providing quality clinical services, furthering the understanding of gastrointestinal and liver disease through original research, and participating in the education of medical students and residents.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Engage in research related to the physiology and pathophysiology of gastroenterological function.
  • Teach medical students and residents.
  • Provide Pediatric GI clinical care and perform GI procedures in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD or DO or MD-PHD degree.
  • Have AZ medical license by date of hire.
  • BC in Pediatrics.
  • BE/BC in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
  • BE/BC in Pediatric Hepatology.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Excellent communication skills*Excellent GI clinical and GI procedure skills*Excellent scientific research skills

Rank :

Assistant Professor

Tenure Information:

Tenure-Eligible (TE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$200,000 - $221,000

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Fayez K. Ghishan, MD |Professor and ChairDept of Pediatrics | 520-626-5170 |[email protected]

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Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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