Pediatric Neurologist-Epileptologist – Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Pediatrics

Rush University Children’s Hospital, located in downtown Chicago, is seeking a Pediatric Neurologist with expertise in pediatric epilepsy to join its growing team in the Division of Pediatric Neurology. Rush is proud to have

strong programs in Epilepsy, Neurogenetics and Neuromuscular Diseases. Multiple funded research projects are ongoing in the Division with focuses on muscular dystrophy, Fragile X disease, Rett syndrome, Neimann-Pick and other neurogenetic areas.

The successful candidate will have an interest in epilepsy surgery.  Qualifications include an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent; BC/BE in Epilepsy or Neurophysiology; have completed additional fellowship training in pediatric neurophysiology/epilepsy; hold/eligible for medical licensure in Illinois. Candidates will be eligible for a faculty appointment as assistant professor or level commensurate with their experience and accomplishments.

The ideal candidate will become actively involved in the teaching program for medical students, Pediatric residents, and Neurology residents at Rush. Clinical responsibilities may include inpatient and outpatient care at main campus and regional sites. Specific activities may involve intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, mapping of cortical function, bedside long term EEG monitoring, routine EEG and video EEG monitoring, as well as general neurology inpatient rounding.

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. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in five specialties in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2019, Rush was designated a leader in LGBTQ health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the 10th consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.

Interested candidates, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Alyssa Taylor


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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