Academic Child Neurologist

Illinois, United States
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Type: Faculty  


Hiring Unit: PEDIATRICS  

Position Description:

The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology, is searching for a full-time faculty member at any rank. The successful applicant will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. A tradition of excellence in patient care, basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world's top academic institutions provides the foundation for a career as an academic physician. The Section of Child Neurology currently has five full-time child neurology attendings and aims to expand to 12 faculty members in the coming years. 

Existing subspecialty strengths within the Section of Child Neurology include epilepsy and neurocutaneous disorders. Additional expertise is desired in neuromuscular, movement, neurogenetics and neuro critical care. Clinical responsibilities will be assigned in the outpatient and inpatient settings at the University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital and other practice plan sites. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications. We especially welcome applicants who have Fellowship training. 

The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital is a busy urban teaching hospital with a diverse patient population and is located on the same campus as the medical school and the University. The University also has a robust Neuroscience Institute, which brings together more than 90 neuroscientists based in academic and clinical departments across the campus into a cohesive program. 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be board certified or eligible in neurology. To be considered, those interested must apply at 

Applicants must upload a CV.  

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The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.  

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