Job ID: 290026506  |  Last Updated: 7/12/2021

Faculty Member for the Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology

Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA
Applicant Contact
Nancy Villasenor
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description


The candidate must be skilled in General Endoscopy (EGD, colonoscopy) and Gastroenterology/Hepatology. Skills and interest in managing patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease are a plus.
Teaching and supervision of post-graduate trainees is an integral part of the clinical responsibilities, although direct patient care performing endoscopies and in- and outpatient care is expected.
The candidate will be encouraged to engage in clinical science research.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 453 bed public hospital operated by the County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 27 health centers and four hospitals and expanded network of community partner clinics DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. The DHS mission is to advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.
The Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology has four full-time faculty, two contract physicians and one nurse practitioner.
City Information

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is located in the city of Torrance, a city in the Southwestern (South Bay) region of LA County. Its neighboring cities are Lomita, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, and Palos Verdes. The city has over 30 city parks and includes a total of 1.5 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean. It has an estimated population of over 145,000 residents.
Academic Affiliation (

The Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The GI/Hepatology Division is part of the Affiliated UCLA Training Program which includes 4 hospitals.
Successful candidate will be eligible for appointment to the faculty of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Other requirements

Candidates must be a US citizen or permanent resident and eligible for licensure in California.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is committed to create a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce.

Interested individuals should forward a current CV and three references to Viktor Eysselein, MD, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology and Search Committee Chair, via email:

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