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Department of Pediatrics Open Positions

Assistant Professor, HSCP/Clin X (Pediatric Geneticist)

The University of California Davis, School of Medicine is recruiting for 1 (one) full-time academic pediatric faculty member in the Division of Genomic Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. The incumbent shall be at the Assistant/Associate rank in the Health Science Clinical or Clinical X Series. Depending upon the series, this position has the opportunity and flexibility for a candidate who would like to concentrate more on clinical effort and teaching or a candidate who is interested in combining clinical research with practice. . Experience or a concentration in Biochemical Genetics is preferred. Demonstrated record of clinical or translational research is encouraged but not necessary and protected time with access to a molecular research laboratory is available for applicants with existing research funding. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 2 clinical faculty, 2 physician-scientists, 1 Ph.D. cell biolfpogist research faculty and 3 genetic counselors with plans for expansion. Successful candidates shall have a proven record of accomplishments in teaching and clinical service. Specific areas of interest of the Division include genomic medicine, RASopathies, neurodevelopmental genomics, enzyme replacement for lysosomal storage disorders, craniofacial genetics, connective tissue disorder and skeletal dysplasias.

Genomic Medicine is housed at the MIND Institute at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. The MIND Institute was founded in 1998 as a unique interdisciplinary research center where parents, community leaders, researchers, clinicians and volunteers collaborate to study and treat autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The institute has major research efforts in autism, Tourette Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the RASopathies.

Candidates must be M.D. board eligible/certified in Clinical Genetics; Biochemical Genetics board eligible/certified is highly desired and the incumbent must be eligible for licensure in the State of California.

For full consideration, applications must be received by April 30, 2014. The position will
remain open until filled through December 31, 2014.

Applicants need to submit a current CV and letter of interest online: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00211

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

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Assistant Professor, HSCP/Clin X (Pediatric Gastroenterologists)  (2 positions)

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine is recruiting for two full-time academic Pediatric Gastroenterologists. The positions will function as Pediatric faculty members at the Assistant rank in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical Pediatrics series. Depending upon the series, this position will focus on a clinical practice with experience in the teaching of residents and medical students. Demonstrated record of clinical or translational research is encouraged but not necessary and protected time with access to a research laboratory will be considered for applicants with existing research funding.

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

Successful candidates should have a proven track record of accomplishments in teaching, clinical research and clinical service. Candidates must possess an M.D. degree, have completed an approved pediatric residency training program; have completed a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship and be Board certified or Board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology within three years of employment. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in the State of California and will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated experience in translational research (depending upon series), serving on committees, possessing leadership ability, community outreach experience, ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, and ability to adhere to policies and procedures.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Provide care for patients with a variety of gastrointestinal disorders
• Act as a consultant to other services as needed
• Attend inpatient, outpatient and hospital based clinics at both the UCDMC campus and the Shriner's Hospital for Children
• Teach pediatric residents during their gastroenterology rotation.
• Teach medical students during their general pediatric and/or gastroenterology rotations
• Research and publication training including grant funding (if applicable)
• Provide both formal didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students and housestaff.
• Serve as junior medical student preceptor on a rotational basis of every 1 - 2 years.
• Participate in section and departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees.

This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position may include but are not limited to exposure to patients with infections.

Criteria specific to the position description:
• Clinical care is required for this recruitment as Health Sciences or Clinical Pediatrics Assistant or Associate Professor
• Teaching is required for this recruitment as Health Sciences or Clinical Pediatrics Assistant or Associate Professor
• University service  is  required  for  this  recruitment  as  Health  Sciences  or  Clinical  Pediatrics  Assistant  or  Associate Professor

For full consideration, applications must be received by August 31, 2013. The position will remain open until filled through December 31, 2014. Applicants should submit their letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references to:

David Kawatu, M.D.
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor and Section Chief Department of Pediatrics
University of California Davis Health System
2516 Stockton Blvd. #370
Sacramento, CA   95817
David.Kawatu@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Please reference search #: PE-04R-13 on all correspondence.

The  University  of  California,  Davis  is  an  affirmative  action/equal  opportunity  employer  with  a  strong  institutional  commitment  to  the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, ClinX/HSCP (Pediatric Endocrinologist)

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time academic pediatric endocrinologist.  We are recruiting at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Clinical X or Health Science Clinical series in the Section of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics.  Candidates must possess an M.D. degree, be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology and be eligible for licensure in the State of California.  The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and research activities of the Department of Pediatrics and to serve on certain departmental committees.

The candidates must have the following qualifications:

• Successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program
• Successful completion of a Pediatric Endocrinologist fellowship
• Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching of students and housestaff
• Ability to obtain a Medical License in the State of California
• Demonstrated proficiency to perform clinical research
• Service including committees, leadership ability, and community outreach
• Ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment
• Ability to adhere to policies and procedures, and leadership experience and abilities

This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.  Specific hazards of the position may include but are not limited to exposure to patients with infections.  For full consideration applications should be received by December 31, 2012 but position will remain open until filled, but no later than June 30, 2013.

Candidates should submit their application, including CV and the names and addresses of three references to:   Robin Steinhorn, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics, 2516 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817. 

Please reference Search #: PE-03R-13 on all correspondence.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Clin X/HSCP (Clinical Pediatric Geneticist)

The University of California Davis, School of Medicine is recruiting for 1 (one) full-time academic pediatric faculty member in the Section of Pediatric Genetics at the Assistant/Associate rank in the Health Science Clinical or Clinical Pediatrics Series. Depending upon the series, this position will focus on a clinical practice with experience in the teaching of residents and medical students.  Experience or at least interest in metabolic genetics is highly desirable. Demonstrated record of clinical or translational research is encouraged but not necessary and protected time with access to a molecular research laboratory will be considered for applicants with existing research funding. The Section of Pediatric Genetics is composed of 1 clinical faculty, 1 clinician-scientist, 1 Ph.D. cell biologist research faculty and 2 genetic counselors.  Successful candidates should have a proven record of accomplishments in teaching and clinical service. Specific areas of interest of the group include craniofacial genetics, enzyme replacement for lysosomal storage disorders, connective tissue disorder, skeletal dysplasias, metabolic disorders and neurodevelopmental genetics. Additional programs focus on the analyses of both single-gene and multifactorial craniofacial anomalies, in particular craniosynostosis, autism and other neurobehavioral phenotypes and human disorders due to intracellular trafficking defects.

Services for adults  and adolescents are provided at the UC Davis MIND Institute in Sacramento, California. The MIND Institute was founded in 1998 as a unique interdisciplinary research center where parents, community leaders, researchers, clinicians and volunteers collaborate to study and treat autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The institute has major research efforts in autism, Tourette Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome and Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

Candidates must be M.D. board eligible/certified in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics and be eligible for licensure in the State of California. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2012. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants need to submit a current CV and letter of interest to:

Robin Hansen, M.D.
Professor and Section Chief, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th Street, Suite 2345
Sacramento, CA  95817
robin.hansen@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Please reference Search #: PE-04R-12 on all correspondence.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

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Associate/Full Professor, Regular-Ladder Rank/Clin X (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Section Chief)

The University of California Davis, School of Medicine is seeking a clinician scientist and Section Chief in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the High Associate or Full Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the tenure-track or Clinical X Series. This position will focus translational research involving (but not limited to) developmental therapeutics, clinical trials, residual disease, bleeding clotting disorders and stem cell research with appropriate protected time and support. Endowment financial support (Pediatric Cancer Fund – FFE) is available to support the position. Proven excellence in clinical care, research, leadership and administrative experience is required. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with other investigators in the NCI-designated UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (Veterinary Cancer Center), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, and the Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology. The department is especially interested in recruiting an individual with expertise in Stem Cell Biology or Stem Cell Transplant to work with the Institute for Regenerative Cures. The Center recently relocated into a new 7000 square foot laboratory housing multidisciplinary teams and is a Good Manufacturing Practice facility.

The Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is composed of both clinical and research faculty. The section cares for approximately 50-70 new oncology patients per year and participates in the Children’s Oncology Group. Services for children and adolescents with hemophilia, sickle cell disease and various other hemoglobinopathies are provided for in a regional, treatment center. In addition, the institution receives support for a 340b Hemophilia Treatment Program.  As part of a major UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center expansion, a new Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic and Infusion Center opened in 2012 The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, be board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and be eligible for licensure in the State of California.  For full consideration, applications must be received by June 30, 2013. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants need to submit a current CV and letter of interest to:

Robin H. Steinhorn, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Physician in Chief, UC Davis Children's Hospital
University of California Davis Health System
2516 Stockton Blvd., #320
Sacramento, CA 95817
Robin.steinhorn@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Please reference Search #: PE-03R-12 on all correspondence.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.