The Division of Infectious Diseases at Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, IL, is expanding. We are recruiting for a tenure-track physician faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to clinical care and education, and will concentrate in the prevention and management of infectious diseases in solid-organ transplant recipients, stem-cell transplant recipients and other immunocompromised hosts. The transplant infectious diseases position will include inpatient and outpatient consultations focused on immunocompromised patients, as well as participation in administrative activities such as quality assurance and infection prevention, guideline development, research, and teaching. Candidates must have completed an ACGME approved Infectious Disease fellowship program and be board eligible or certified in Infectious Diseases. Completion of formal training in transplant infectious diseases is desirable. The position offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an academic appointment commensurate with experience.
The Division of Infectious Disease is one of the top-ranked programs in the U.S. with 30 faculty members and 10 fellows, plus outstanding support staff. Faculty are based at Rush, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, one of the largest HIV/AIDS clinics in the country. Rush and Stroger Hospitals are committed to providing outstanding and innovative treatments to patients, translating research discoveries into improved patient care and training expert clinicians and physician-scientists. The division provides an array of basic, translational and clinical research opportunities with special emphasis on healthcare-associated infections, antibiotic stewardship, HIV, transplant infectious diseases, viral hepatitis and fungal diseases. Rush is the home of The Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epicenter (Chicago PIE), a multimillion dollar CDC-funded research program with the overarching goal of preventing healthcare-associated infections. We collaborate with investigators across the nation to advance the field of infection prevention and discover new ways to protect patients.
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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