The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and Case Western Reserve University is seeking an early career physician scientist. Active areas of research in the division include the pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications, novel therapeutics for type 2 diabetes in youth, investigations using diabetes technology, and interventions for childhood obesity. The ideal candidate will have strong basic or clinical and translational research training, a proven interest in one of existing research programs and intent to pursue an independent research career. Candidates must be interested in diabetes or obesity research in international settings. Candidates will have protected research time for 2-3 years while seeking independent funding. In addition to research and clinical activities, division members are expected to participate in teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care center located in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. The Division currently includes 5 full-time and 5 part-time board certified Pediatric Endocrinology specialists. Clinical programs include inpatient service and consultations; general endocrine clinic; diabetes clinic; obesity clinic, PCOS clinic; lipid clinic; Prader Willi clinic; and cancer survivor clinic. A long track record in basic, clinical and translational trial based research continues. The Division also has an ACGME-approved fellowship program.
An MD degree, completion of fellowship training in Pediatric Endocrinology and board eligibility or board certification required. Available faculty rank is Instructor or Assistant Professor on the tenure and/or non-tenure track. Qualified applicants for Instructor should hold a doctoral degree and have completed at least several post‐doctoral or fellowship years. Applicants for Assistant Professor, both tenure track and non-tenure track, should provide a record of scholarly activity and the potential to advance in a field of research.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae in Word format together with 3 references to:Rose Gubitosi-Klug, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology Division Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital 11100 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106 Rose.firstname.lastname@example.org
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