Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 211397
Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Department of Pediatrics Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
The Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a candidate trained in Pediatric Gastroenterology for a faculty position in the Division of Gastroenterology. The new faculty member will have clinical, teaching and other academic responsibilities within the Division and the Department of Pediatrics. The candidate will be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Gastroenterology and General Pediatrics. S/he will work with an established team of physicians (5 full-time and 1 part-time) and other staff (2 full-time RNs, 3 pediatric nutritionists and 1 staff assistant) to provide clinical patient care. There are opportunities to collaborate with clinicians in all pediatric subspecialties, and to participate in clinical research. The faculty member will report to the Division Director for clinical activities, career development, research and related educational and scholarly activities. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The outpatient services are located in the Rutgers Child Health Institute of NJ, a state of the art facility that includes a Pediatric CRC, Pediatric subspecialty offices, and a modern research facility. Our New Brunswick–based clinical programs have achieved Accredited Status for Ambulatory Health Care by the Joint Commission, one of only a small number of academic ambulatory practices with this status. The inpatient clinical services of the division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition are conducted at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital (BMSCH) of the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. This is a 105-bed acute care hospital for children with a dedicated endoscopy suite located on the only pediatric academic health campus in the state of New Jersey. The BMSCH is ranked as one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Adjacent to the RWJ Barnabas Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's hospital is the PSE&G Children's Specialized Hospital, which is one of the country's largest inpatient acute rehabilitation facilities for children. Across the street is the Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ – the only NCI designated center in the state of New Jersey.
The Department of Pediatrics has a full complement of pediatric medical subspecialists who actively collaborate with pediatric surgical specialists in clinical care and academic endeavors. In the department are 124 physicians and basic scientists who conduct collaborative research with an emphasis on mechanisms of disease, novel therapies, epidemiology and/or outcomes research in the areas of relevance to childhood diseases. Our centers of excellence include The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Child Health Sciences, and the Institute for the Study of Child Development. The Department has recently expanded by more than 40 new faculty members and plans to recruit additional faculty, to expand our research, education, and clinical programs and provide improved care to our patients.
The Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine is consistently ranked as one of the highly NIH-funded academic universities and Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities comprising the top comprehensive research universities in North America. As the state's premiere institution, located in central New Jersey, there are many opportunities to collaborate across campuses with all the health professional schools and biomedical science schools at the Rutgers University.
Central New Jersey is a family friendly location offering urban and suburban life-styles within one hour of NYC, Philadelphia and the Jersey shore, as well as Rutgers Big Ten athletics and cultural events.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and your CV to:
Soula Koniaris, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Gastroenterology
Department of Pediatrics
Child Health Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0019
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidate must have an MD or DO degree. The candidate will be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Gastroenterology and General Pediatrics. We are looking for fellowship trained physicians, with fellowships in Pediatric Gastroenterology
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