The Division of Infectious Diseases at Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, IL, is continuing to expand. We are recruiting for tenure-track physician faculty members at any academic level to join our growing team. Of particular interest are physicians with expertise and research experience in orthopedic infections, sexually transmitted infections, healthcare epidemiology, and HIV infection. 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 35 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 resistance, 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. In partnership with Chicago Department of Public Health, Rush faculty members co-direct the Regional Innovative Public Health Laboratory, which provides coordinated, regional capacity for advanced molecular epidemiologic investigation of infections of public health importance, including COVID-19.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including ten national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.
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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Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2020-2021. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized 11 Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top five national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery.
These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.
Rush is united by diversity, inclusion and a commitment to health equity. Rush is also a perennial “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”
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Research at Rush
Rush is currently involved in more than 1,600 research studies, many NIH-funded. Rush’s long tradition of discovery dates back to determining the causes of scarlet fever, heart attacks and sickle cell anemia. Today we’re also leaders in neurosciences, cancer, immunology, infection, regenerative medicine and more. Join us in spearheading life-changing research at the national level.