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Asst/Assoc/Full Professor Clin Geo, Hepatology, Internal Medicine Division of Digestive Diseases

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s doctors and faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Internal Medicine is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine?

The Division of Digestive Diseases supports the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC), West Chester Hospital (WCH), University of Cincinnati Cancer Center (UCCC), and the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Division collaborates with the BMT program, an Experimental Therapeutics program, a Hemophilia Center, a Sickle Cell Disease Center and supports the 9 clinical centers of excellence of the UC Cancer Center. Research labs provide venues for translational studies. In addition, ample opportunities exist on campus for access to resources in immunobiology, laboratory medicine, transfusion medicine, cell mediated therapy and cancer biology at the University of Cincinnati Medical College, the Hoxworth Blood Center and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

The UC Transplant Center is one of the most active in the region, having performed over 180 liver transplants in the last fiscal year, and has an active living donor program. Short and long-term outcomes are above the national standard, and transplantation wait times are the lowest in the nation.
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases is seeking two (2) faculty candidates at the Assistant, Associate and Professor levels. Mid-career or later, and those interested in a joint VA and UC appointment are encouraged to apply. J-1 waiver opportunities are limited but available. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.

These are clinical academic mission positions, with support for research, teaching, and administration. These positions are supported by dedicated administrative staff and advanced practice providers. Compensation is highly competitive with the opportunity for incentives based on clinical and/or academic productivity.

The available positions include General Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, and Medical Director of Hepatology.

Essential Functions
  • Engage in fellow and resident teaching.
  • Participate in or initiate research projects.
  • Adult gastroenterology practice.
  • Adult hepatology practice including transplantation.
  • Directing a busy hepatology and transplant hepatology practice.
  • Establishing complex patient care pathways.
  • Ability to work in a multi-specialty environment, especially with surgery specialties.
Minimum Requirements
  • MD or DO with Board eligibility or Board certification in Gastroenterology, and/or Hepatology.
  • Active or eligible for a State of Ohio Medical License
Additional Qualifications Considered

Generous start-up packages are available for qualified candidates. After applying online, please send an email containing a letter describing your career plans as well as the names of three (3) references to submitted electronically to Dr. Luis F. Lara, MD-Director, Division of Digestive Diseases at

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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