Pediatric Endocrinology Physician Scientist
The Department of Pediatrics and the Section of Pediatric Endocrinology at Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, are seeking a Physician Scientist to join our full-time faculty. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to research, education and clinical care. Resources exist to support scholarly activities and clinical growth in partnership with multiple service lines. A subsidized masters program in clinical research is available to interested applicants.
This position provides significant academic growth opportunity and has a strong teaching component for medical students. The position offers substantial opportunities for research support and collaborations. It is tailored to meet the needs of the applicant, including resources to support laboratory and/or clinical research. The ideal candidate will be eligible for faculty appointment at all levels in Rush Medical College, including conjoint appointments in related Departments. Compensation and rank commensurate with experience.
This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative within the Department of Pediatrics. Rush 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. 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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