Clinical and Research Associate Professor in Movement Disorders
The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, is expanding its program with a clinical/research position for an Associate Professor to join ten other full-time Movement Disorders specialists. The program is seeking an Associate Professor or Associate-Professor eligible movement disorder neurologist to join its program focused on Patient Care, Research and Education. Applicants should have an interest in Huntington Disease and related research programs, with a potential secondary interest in one of the following: genetics, cognition, neuropsychiatric issues, physiology, imaging or basic science. The position will be predominantly clinically focused, with opportunities for research collaboration and educational initiatives.
Qualified candidates must have completed a fellowship program and be Board Certified in Neurology. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to patient care, resident education, clinical medicine and research. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush Medical College. This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative at Rush University Medical Center. The Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program has approximately 6000 adults and children per year, with all types of movement disorders. Fellows, neuropsychologists, psychiatry, and videography are integral parts of the program.
Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
More about Rush University Medical Center:
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.
Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.
Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.
Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.
The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.
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