Academic Child Neurologist

Illinois, United States
28 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Pediatrics

Location Chicago, IL


The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology, is searching for a full-time faculty member at any rank. The appointee 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 Pediatric Neurology currently has seven full-time child neurology attendings and aims to expand to 12 faculty members in the coming years.

Existing subspecialty strengths within the Section of Pediatric 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. We especially welcome applicants who have Fellowship training. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

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 with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.

Fellowship training is desirable, but not required.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚Äôs Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit

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