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Associate Professor or Professor (TE/T)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724

Posting Number: req19668

Department: Pediatrics

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona, Tucson is seeking a key research leader in the exciting field of autoimmunity. We are seeking a visionary scientist or physician/scientist to serve as the Director of the newly established Daniel Cracchiolo Institute for Pediatric Autoimmune Disease Research and contribute to its growth and recognition through groundbreaking investigations into pediatric autoimmunity with a focus on Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac disease, IBD, and Arthritis.

This is a $2 million-dollar endowed chair position, with a comprehensive start-up package, providing all the resources necessary for success. The successful candidate will have the privilege of working in a highly collaborative environment in our newly renovated, state-of-the-art laboratory space, equipped with cutting-edge research technology. While the primary focus of this role is research, we value the integration of patient care.

As a scientist or physician/scientist, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to engage in some patient care activities, allowing them to make a tangible impact on the lives of those affected by pediatric autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases. As non-clinical faculty, a successful candidate will have ample opportunity to engage with the clinical units and Banner physicians to advance the translational aspects of their research program. In partnership with Banner University Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of infants, children, and young adults by providing quality clinical services, furthering the understanding of gastrointestinal and liver disease through original research, and participating in the education of medical students and residents.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the
    research and/or clinical growth of the department and center.
  • Lead the
    collaborative research program in pediatric autoimmune and inflammatory


  • Oversee pediatric inpatients and outpatients in
    field of specialty.
  • Contribute to teaching medical students and residents.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD, MD, DO,
    MD/PhD, DO/PhD degree.
  • Experience and
    funding history in basic and translational science.


  • BC Pediatrics (appropriate specialty).
  • Obtain Arizona
    Medical License by hire date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extramural funding desired.
  • Experience in autoimmunity/inflammation research.
For physician/scientist:
  • Track record of unique subspecialty.
  • Clinical expertise.
  • Leadership in clinical and educational enterprises.
  • Experience in programmatic development.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information


FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Fayez Ghishan, MD |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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