Infectious Diseases Physician Faculty
The Division of Infectious Diseases at Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, IL, is recruiting for a tenure-track Physician Faculty Member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join its growing team. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to clinical care and education, with particular emphasis or experience in healthcare epidemiology or antibiotic stewardship research. Responsibilities will include general inpatient and outpatient consultations, as well as participation in ongoing infection prevention research. Qualified candidates must have completed an ACGME approved Infectious Disease fellowship program and be board eligible or certified in Infectious Diseases. Completion of formal training in epidemiology or biostatistics is desirable. The position offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an academic appointment commensurate with experience.
The Division of Infectious Disease is one of the top-ranked programs in the U.S. with 30 faculty members and 10 fellows, plus outstanding support staff. Faculty are based at Rush, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, one of the largest HIV/AIDS clinics in the country. Rush and Stroger Hospitals are committed to providing outstanding and innovative treatments to patients, translating research discoveries into improved patient care and training expert clinicians and physician-scientists. The division provides an array of basic, translational and clinical research opportunities with special emphasis on healthcare-associated infections, antibiotic stewardship, HIV, transplant infectious diseases, viral hepatitis and fungal diseases. Rush is the home of The Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epicenter (Chicago PIE), a multimillion dollar CDC-funded research program with the overarching goal of preventing healthcare-associated infections. We collaborate with investigators across the nation to advance the field of infection prevention and discover new ways to protect patients.
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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