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Tufts Medicine Associate Chief of Gastroenterology for Research in Boston, Massachusetts

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The Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston is seeking a full-time Gastroenterologist with significant experience in clinical and/or translational research to lead the divisional research program as the Associate Chief of Gastroenterology for Research . We are looking for an experienced gastroenterologist who has a track record of federal research funding and/or significant experience running clinical trials. This individual will join a cluster of collaborators across our clinical and basic science departments to develop a robust interdisciplinary research program, within and beyond gastroenterology research. This position will include mentoring students, residents, fellows, and young faculty who are interested in a research career.

The goal of this position is to build a translational, and clinical research program within the Division of Gastroenterology and to collaborate with basic scientists to build research expertise both in areas of existing strength and in areas of opportunity for growth inside and outside the Gastroenterology Division. Successful applicants will have a track record of impactful publishing and robust research support, as appropriate to their career stage. Candidates who bring state-of-the-art methods and capabilities that can add to our transdisciplinary translational research will be prioritized.

Why join our team?

This position will exist within our rich research environment across Tufts academic campuses and medical partners. Tufts has robust core facilities, flourishing graduate and medical education, a community of research-focused academics and clinicians, and structured mentorship and support for all faculty. The Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has active shared research and education programs with Jackson Laboratories, Maine Medical Center, MIT, Northeastern University, and other partners. These resources and more will be available to support a full range of research and clinical opportunities.

Who you are:

  • M.D. or D.O. degree with experience appropriate to your career level.

  • Successful candidates will be expected to develop thriving, well-funded research programs and to participate in graduate and medical student teaching and mentoring.

  • Tufts is committed to anti-racist practices, and we are keen to continue to diversify our faculty and encourage applications from women and those from groups underrepresented in medicine and science

Apply: Please submit application/CV via this job post or email CV directly to Alexa Landa at

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .