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Division Chief in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Rod Matthew Endowed Chair - F52400

VCU Health

Last Updated: 4/15/21

Job Description

Rod Matthew Endowed Chair, Division Chief in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology - F52400

Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and The Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) are embarking on a major expansion program. We will soon have five full time pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians and are recruiting an established and well funded investigator to be the Rod Matthews Chair, Division Chief in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The division is active in clinical care as well as clinical and basic research and there is a dedicated endoscopy suite with anesthesia support.. There are significant resources to support the academic mission and research interests including startup packages, laboratory space and a strong collaboration with Internal Medicine and Surgical Transplantation.


  • Manage patients across the entire spectrum of Pediatric GI and Nutritional disease from premature infancy to 18 years of age
  • Perform endoscopies
  • Provide Pediatric GI call coverage
  • Active involvement in research
  • Teaching responsibilities in the area of Pediatric GI
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to Residents and Fellows
  • Be successful in generating revenue


  • Candidates must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (tenure eligible)
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with external funding

Interested applicants should apply online to [Register to View] and also submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the position, current Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

Company Details

VCU Health

Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System is one of the country’s leading academic medical centers offering state-of-the-art care in more than 200 specialty areas.  VCU Health and the five health sciences schools of VCU, as well as Massey Cancer Center and Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, stands alone as the most comprehensive academic medical center in Central Virginia.