The Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in downtown Chicago. IL is seeking Physician Scientists to lead the development of basic, translational and clinical research programs. Opportunities are available in the areas of:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Critical Care
- Behavioral Neurology
These positions include a research focused appointment with clinical activities on Rush University’s main campus.
Qualified candidates are Board Certified and incoming at the Associate Professor or Professor level with a successful track record of grant funding. They will be considered for leadership positions within the department, commensurate with experience. These recruitments are part of a key strategic growth initiative within the Department of Neurological Sciences and competitive salary as well as generous startup funds are available.
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 664-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. The Department of Neurological Sciences has over 60 full-time faculty, many active basic science research laboratories, and a large residency as well as fellowship programs.
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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