The Department of Immunology and Microbiology in the Office of Integrated Medical Education at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a Faculty member to join its team. This faculty position will follow what Rush has termed a New Generation of Basic Science Medical School Teachers. The role of this position is focused on responsibilities of teacher and administrator. Rush Medical College is engaged in its teaching activities and has heightened its expectations of educators, requiring superior skills and accountability. This new kind of basic science teacher has been thoughtfully designed to enhance the educational experience and opportunities at Rush Medical College.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of experience in health professions teaching and leadership. Requirements include PhD or MD/PhD (or equivalent) and credentials that merit appointment in Rush Medical College at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor Level, commensurate with their experience and accomplishments. The successful candidate will effectively communicate and engage with students in large groups, small groups, and individually. The successful candidate with be responsible for course directorship and development of and implementation of curricular content in the discipline of Microbiology and Immunology. Ideal candidates will collaborate with faculty from various departments within Rush Medical College and actively participate in the Rush Medical College community through its' various committees, task forces and work groups. Candidates must have high standards of integrity, trust, and ethics with a commitment to academic excellence.
SpecialtyImmunology & Microbiology
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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