Academic Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist

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The Division of Gastroenterology of the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver General Hospital, seek an academic gastroenterologist, clinical faculty track, who is qualified in the area of liver transplantation, hepatology, basic upper and lower GI endoscopy and general gastroenterology.  The candidate must have certification in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with completion of additional fellowship training in Transplant Hepatology.  Candidates with completion of a fellowship at a Canadian, American or Commonwealth/ European university centre will be preferred.   A minimum of two year training in hepatology and liver transplantation is mandatory.  The candidate must have acquired an expertise in the area of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) through basic or clinical research.  Academic proficiency as reflected by an acceptable publication and teaching record is mandatory.  The candidate should preferably have experience in conceiving and implementing multidisciplinary clinics.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be appointed initially as a clinical faculty member in the UBC Department of Medicine at minimally the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. 

The University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment gender equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

The appointment will commence as early as April 1, 2020 and the closing date for applications is July 31, 2019.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a letter describing research interests and plans, and four letters of reference addressing scholarly, professional and creative work, teaching and administration. 


Interested individuals should direct enquiries to Ms. Elaine Grant, Administrator, Division of Gastroenterology, Vancouver General Hospital, Diamond Health Care Centre, 5th floor, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, telephone 604-875-5244, fax 604-875-5447, email: