Pediatric Neurology – Translational Neuroscience Scholar - Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center is recruiting a Translational Neuroscience Scholar to join the Division of Pediatric Neurology. This is a unique opportunity for qualified individuals to further develop their translational and clinical research career at a leading academic medical center.

The successful candidate will have recently completed fellowship in Child Neurology, Child Psychiatry or Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics. This position will be mentored by Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, MD, PhD, and is intended to support her initiatives in growing the Pediatric Neurology programs at Rush. A leading investigator in multiple NIH-funded research programs, Dr. Berry-Kravis has established Rush University Medical Center as an international destination for rare disease treatment and research in the area of pediatric neurodevelopmental and neurogenetic conditions. Protected time for translational and clinical research will be provided. 

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 Popescu
Leah Popescu
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