The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Department of Pediatrics at Arkansas Children's Hospital seeks two pediatric gastroenterologists at the Assistant or Associate level for faculty positions on either of the following tenure tracks:
- Clinical Scientist: Candidate should have clearly identified themself to be on a research track.
- Clinical Educator: Candidate should be a superb clinician and teacher. Opportunities including time also exist for clinical research.
Rank is negotiable, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will be board certified/eligible in pediatrics and board certified/eligible in pediatric gastroenterology. The positions are available immediately, but starting date is negotiable.
The Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition section at UAMS promotes disease prevention and provides advanced medical treatment through patient education, care, and research. The section through its Gastroenterology, Intestinal Rehabilitation, and Hepatology clinics sees over 4,000 patients and performs approximately 2,500 procedures annually in the care of children with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary tract and pancreas, and including inflammatory bowel disease, malabsorption syndromes, hepatitis, growth failure, malnutrition, and feeding disorders. In addition to general gastroenterology, additional clinical and research focus areas include intestinal rehabilitation, hepatology, obesity, protein metabolism, and autism. The Section currently consists of 4 full and one part-time physicians, a nurse practitioner, 6 specialty nurses, and two dieticians. The section has a close working relationship with the Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center http://www.uams.edu/acnc in which four of the section’s six PhD faculty are based.
The UAMS Department of Pediatrics www.arpediatrics.org employs over 230 faculty members and 90 residents. Arkansas Children’s Hospital is among the largest children’s hospitals in the United States. Located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Little Rock offers Midwestern family values combined with the friendliness of the South, affordable housing, quality school options, excellent cultural and artistic venues, professional minor league sports, world class outdoor recreational opportunities plus extraordinary natural beauty. With a population in excess of 500,000, Greater Little Rock offers the most desirable features of large cities but with ease of access and convenience.
For more information, contact:
George J. Fuchs, MD
Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
One Children’s Way, Slot 512-7
Little Rock, AR 72202
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and has a Conrad 30 waiver program. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are committed to the importance of the diversity of UAMS leadership, faculty, staff and students in order to enhance the education of our students, reduce racial and ethnic health disparities in our state, and provide an environment in which all employees and views are welcomed.