Neuropsychologist - Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Neurology

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution, and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Clinical Neuropsychologist.

The Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center is recruiting faculty for a tenure-track full-time position in the Division of Movement Disorders. This position offers rank and salary commensurate with experience. Eligible candidates should be board certified in clinical neuropsychology or eligible. Activities will include neuropsychological assessment, multidisciplinary team participation, supervision of trainees, as well as neuropsychological intervention. The Division of Movement Disorders is world-renowned with several centers of excellence designated by the Parkinson’s Foundation, Lewy Body Dementia Association, Huntington’s Disease Society of America, CurePSP, National Fragile X Foundation, Tourette Association of America, and Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. The division has a robust research program with ongoing projects funded by NIH, movement disorder foundations, private industry, and intramural support. As such, research and scholarly activities—whether investigator-initiated or collaborative—will be expected. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and previous accomplishments.   

Rush Medical College received its charter in 1837, shortly before the City of Chicago received its own charter. Formal training of neuropsychologists at Rush began in the 1960s.  Over 40 neuropsychologists who have trained or worked at Rush have received their diplomate in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology.   

Rush University System for Health 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 includes 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 2022-2023. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized ten Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, reflect 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. 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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Kara Confer
Kara Confer
Director, Faculty and Provider Recruitment

Why Rush?

Best HospitalsRush 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.

Diversity

Rush is united by diversity, inclusion and a commitment to health equity. Rush is also a perennial “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”

Quality of life

Chicago offers an excellent selection of homes in downtown, suburban and rural locations, as well as public and private schools and colleges. Local museums, entertainment, culture and the arts are world-class. Celebrated restaurants, craft breweries and local distilleries abound.

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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.

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