Multiple Sclerosis - Section Chief
Leadership | Medical College - Main Campus | Neurology

The Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL is seeking a full-time, board-certified neurologist specialized in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), to fill the position of Chief of the Section of Multiple Sclerosis. The candidate is expected to be an Associate Professor or Professor of Neurology, with fellowship training in MS and neuroimmunology, and possess a track-record as a nationally (USA) and internationally recognized authority in the field, an independently-funded research scientist, a nationally-recognized educator, and an exquisite clinician with strong leadership skills.

This opportunity provides exposure to one of the largest Multiple Sclerosis Centers in the Midwest. The Rush Multiple Sclerosis Center has been recognized as a Center for Comprehensive Care through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Partners in MS Care program. Centers for Comprehensive Care are led by clinicians with demonstrated knowledge and experience in treating MS; offer and coordinate a full array of medical, nursing, mental health, rehabilitation and social services and have a strong collaborative relationship with the National MS Society. Our dedicated Rush MS specialists take a proactive and comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and management of this often complex disease. At Rush, treatments are tailored to each person's type of MS, and may include cutting-edge or experimental therapies in addition to established treatments approved by the FDA. As world-renowned researchers, doctors at the center offer investigational MS treatment opportunities before they are widely available.

All of the MS team members, from physicians and nurses to technicians and office staff, work exclusively with MS patients. The team collaborates with other specialists within the Department and all other specialties and services within Rush.

The Rush Department of Neurological Sciences is a large academic department with more than 100 faculty, spanning across neurologic specialties, giving the opportunity for the MS Center to collaborate with other neurology specialists.   Rush has made a commitment to significantly grow the neuroscience program and footprint regionally and nationally, including with a new ambulatory building scheduled to open in 2022.    

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 Tyrrell
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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.