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Associate or Full Professor in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Div. of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Apply now Work type: University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine seeks a gastroenterologist with a focus on inflammatory bowel disease to join the Division as an Associate or Full Professor in the University Tenure Line or University Medical Line.  The Department expects to nominate the successful candidate who is appointed at the full professor rank for additional appointment to an endowed professorship.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line are excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. 

The successful applicant should be a leader in the field of inflammatory bowel disease and related research, have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD. Board eligibility or Board certification is required for MD, MD/PhD candidates, and possess or be able to obtain a California medical license for the successful candidate who will have clinical care activities.

We expect the successful candidate to establish and lead an investigative program in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with the focus of research being bench, clinical/translation, genetic or epidemiological. They will provide guidance and coordination to link diverse elements on the campus in a unified IBD program, and also serve as the major liaison between the research and clinical communities in IBD at Stanford.

The position requires leadership and participation in innovative multi-disciplinary translational research programs as well as active involvement with the educational mission of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  

The Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Submit CV, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names and contact information of three references (who will not be contacted without permission) to Joo Ha Hwang, MD Chair, Search Committee at


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


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