Transplant Nephrologist

Stanford, California
Jul 20, 2021
Aug 19, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Permanent

Transplant Nephrologist - 34455

Division of Nephrology

Department of Medicine

The Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine seeks a full-time transplant nephrologist to join the faculty as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the University Medical Line or University Tenure Line professoriate. As we seek to expand our transplant research enterprise, the successful applicant should have a basic, translational and/or clinical research program related to transplant nephrology or immunology and will be expected to mentor trainees and/or junior faculty members. Demonstrated potential (Assistant Professor rank) or demonstrated ability (Associate Professor and Professor Rank) to successfully compete for a research award is a reflection of scholarly recognition in the field.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care or programmatic development, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. Regardless of the faculty line appointment, the position requires excellence in clinical care and teaching. The candidate must hold an MD or MD/PhD with board certification or eligibility in Nephrology, possesses or be able to obtain a California medical license, and have successfully completed an AST Accredited Transplant Nephrology Fellowship or have equivalent experience. Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The Stanford Adult Kidney and Pancreas Transplant program was established in 1991. The program has performed over 2500 kidney transplants since its inception and has grown into one of the highest-performing transplant teams in the United States. The program has also developed novel treatment approaches including HLA desensitization protocols, ABO incompatible transplantation, and immune tolerance induction. The Division of Nephrology benefits from the rich scientific environment at Stanford. There are numerous opportunities to foster collaborations with investigators from many different departments and institutes, including the Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection. The successful candidate will be provided with the requisite resources to establish a collaborative research program and to further his/her career development, including future leadership opportunities.

The Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without prior consent) to Dr. Paul Kwo, Committee Chair and Professor of Medicine at:

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.

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