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Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor, Gastroenterologist *(Las Vegas) (2)

Position Deleted on 4/08/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Faculty - Medicine - Physicians
01/15/2013 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 10/07/2011)
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time

The University of Nevada School of Medicine, in the department of Internal Medicine in Las Vegas is actively recruiting for two Gastroenterologists at the Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor level.


The incumbent will work with diverse students and colleagues, and should have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. The successful candidate will practice high-quality gastroenterology, teach effectively, and engage in clinical research.

Incumbent will report to the division chief and department chair for clinical, research, and educational issues and will function independently in the care of patients, and collaboratively in the other areas and will participate in clinical trials, both pharmaceutical and multi-center studies of the treatment of gastrointestinal and hepatic disease. The incumbent will play a major role in the GI service at University Medical Center (UMC), including direct patient care, consultation, and endoscopy. He or she may also play a role in outreach to smaller communities and rural areas to facilitate referral and safe transfer to UMC of patients with gastrointestinal disease. The successful candidate will also practice outpatient gastroenterology in the Patient Care Center. Incumbents will also provide instruction to residents and students in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disease.Knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and the ability to practice and teach high quality gastroenterology.

The Department of Internal Medicine in Las Vegas is responsible for the training of approximately 49 Internal Medicine residents. The program is affiliated with University Medical Center (UMC) and offers a comprehensive mix of inpatient and ambulatory teaching experiences. The department's goal is to ensure that each resident possesses the knowledge, procedural skills, critical thinking, and professionalism required to succeed as a general internist or future sub-specialists.


M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree, Completion of an Internal medicine residency program from an ACGME accredited institution.

Gastrointestinal fellowship completion prior to start date and additional training in interventional endoscopy or hepatology is desirable.

Board Certified or eligible. If candidate is board eligible must have the ability to obtain certification within two (2) years of completing fellowship.

Must be eligible for an unrestricted Nevada medical license, malpractice coverage and meet credentialing requirements and must be able to obtain privileges at University Medical Center (UMC) and other site locations as needed.


All applicants must apply online. You will need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your qualifications and experience, as well as three professional references (include name, affiliation, address, telephone number and email address).The review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please visit: For information about the position, please contact Search Chair, Dr. Christian Stone at 702-671-2345 or . For information about the application process, please contact Michelle Hogan at 702-671-2384 or AA/EEO. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Faculty benefits coverage begins on the first day of the first full month of employment. We offer two medical plan options, dental and vision coverage. Nevadans do not state income taxes. Visit our benefits website for more information at


The University of Nevada School of Medicine admits 62 students each year, most of whom are Nevada residents. The first two years of the curriculum - the basic science years - are taught at the Reno campus. The third and fourth years - the clinical years - are spent in hospitals and clinics throughout the state. The medical school gives students the opportunity to work on research projects, interact with patients, work with physicians throughout the state, and experience the excitement of becoming a physician.

The School of Medicine is one of a growing number of medical schools across the country to begin clinical training in the first two years of medical education. First year students spend two afternoons each week with a primary care physician in a clinical setting. This unique opportunity allows students to experience how "real" medicine is practiced at the beginning of medical school. We offer students the opportunity to earn a combined medical and doctoral degree. The M.D./Ph.D. program is designed for students who are intrigued with the idea of using their medical skills in research instead of patient care. Visit our website for more information at

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
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