Chief of Endocrinology

Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
May 11 2017
Organization Type

Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Medicine (Pediatrics) seeks an endocrinologist and academic leader to serve as chief of the Division of Endocrinology. The Division of Endocrinology includes 60 faculty members engaged in clinical care and/or research. Division faculty provide inpatient and outpatient care for children with the full spectrum of endocrine disorders. Clinical and translational research in the division focuses on obesity, diabetes, and genetics of growth disorders and puberty. Basic research programs include investigation of energy metabolism, mechanisms of insulin resistance, pancreatic beta cell function and regeneration, and lipid metabolism. State-of-the-art resources and facilities are available for conducting research. The successful applicant will supervise the provision of clinical care by members of the division, foster creativity and collaboration in research, and guide the training of students, residents, and fellows in outpatient, inpatient, and research settings. Suitable candidates will have an MD or MD/PhD, an externally funded research program, and a record of academic leadership. Appointment as Professor or Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievement.

Interested candidates should send a personal statement with research interests, curriculum vitae, and three potential referees to the chair of the search committee, Michael Wessels, MD, c/o Shannon McEneaney- Farron, at Please note the hospital’s email system does not accept zip files.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.