The Section of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a full-time Neonatologist who is interested in pursuing a career that combines clinical research and practice to join our faculty. The Renée Schine Crown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a Level 3 (highest IL designation), 72 bed (single roomed), state-of-the-art unit. We care for critically ill infants who are born at Rush and/or transferred in from network hospitals, from extremely preterm infants to those with complex surgical needs cared for prenatally by our Fetal-Neonatal Center.
The ideal candidate will have research interests that align with the productive NICU Human Milk research team at Rush. Current areas of investigation include human milk science; lactation physiology; disparities in lactation outcomes; clinical, neurodevelopmental and economic outcomes associated with human milk feedings for very low birth weight infants; donor milk; and maternal, infant and milk microbiome. Graduating fellows with significant research experience and potential are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and qualified for an appointment to the faculty at Rush University Medical School.
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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