Infectious Diseases - Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Medical College - Main Campus | Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases at Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, IL, is expanding. We are recruiting for tenure-track physician faculty members at any academic level to join its growing team. Of particular interest are physicians with expertise in transplant ID, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV. Physician scientists with established translational or clinical research programs and clinical educators are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed an ACGME approved Infectious Disease fellowship program and be board eligible or certified in Infectious Diseases. The position offers competitive salary, start up, 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 University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.


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Leah Popescu
Leah Popescu
Director, Faculty Recruitment
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