The department of paediatric gastroenterology includes clinical, scientific and teaching activity. Our department covers a wide range of GI pathologies: IBD, eosinophilic gastrointestinal problems, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy, breath testing, pH/impedancemetry, manometry, cystic fibrosis, a nutrition clinic, motility problems and intestinal failure. The service is supported by study nurses, gastro-nurses and has a separate day unit. There is also an extensive tradition of scientific research.



  • You will participate in the clinical, scientific and teaching activities of the service.
  • You will be jointly responsible for the smooth operation and organization of the service and for clinical development.
  • You will contribute to the training of students and trainees.
  • You will participate in clinical scientific research.



  • You are a certified physician specialist in paediatrics.
  • The ideal candidate has at least 2 years experience in paediatric gastroenterology since completing a fellowship and a background in motility; candidates with less experience will also be considered
  • You are interested in an academic career.



  • This is a full-time position
  • A stimulating position with many opportunities for growth and development in a high-tech, humane and child-friendly working environment;
  • We offer salary in line with responsibilities and experience.
  • Extra-legal benefits:
    • Supplementary pension fund
    • Hospitalisation insurance, including allowance for outpatient care at UZ Brussel
    • Insurance guaranteed income
    • Intervention in transport expenses:
      • Full reimbursement of public transport
      • Bicycle allowance
      • Mileage allowance for cars
      • Possibility of bicycle lease for commuter traffic
    • Reduced tariffs in the company restaurant
    • Access to parking at the hospital
    • Access to 'Benefits at Work' staff discounts
    • 27 holidays (for a full-time position)
    • End-of-year bonus

The UZ Brussel forms the Brussels Health Campus together with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Erasmushogeschool Brussel. This campus, located between exit 9 of the Brussels ring road and the Laarbeek forest, also includes a daycare, childcare during the holidays, a primary school and a fitness centre.



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If you have any questions, please contact Prof Dr Inge Gies on +32 2 477 57 94 or or contact Prof Dr Koen Huysentruyt at

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