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Academic Physician - Pediatric Infectious Diseases #PED127a

The University of Chicago

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The University of Chicago
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Academic Physician - Pediatric Infectious Diseases #PED127a

Department of Pediatrics, Biological Sciences Division
Position Type: Faculty


Sep 30, 2022


The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, seeks a full-time faculty member at any rank.  Clinical duties include providing consultative pediatric infectious disease inpatient patient care, development of clinical protocols, and/or outpatient care. Other duties will include scholarly activities (clinical research, vaccine research, community-based research programs, or funded lab based research) as well as teaching and supervision of trainees and medical students. Limited off-hours and occasional weekend coverage are expected.   Primary placement will be at Comer Children’s Hospital in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago and may include other locations affiliated with the University of Chicago.  Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent on qualifications. 

Comer Children’s Hospital is a full-service children’s hospital located in the heart of the city of Chicago. The University of Chicago Department of Pediatrics is committed to providing superior, compassionate healthcare to all children. We strive to provide an education and training experience that fosters the next generation of national and international leaders in child health. The department includes more than 130 full-time faculty members, clinical associates, and postdoctoral researchers. Opportunities abound for participation in clinical research, clinical trials, systematic local and/or national quality improvement projects, and other scholarly activities.  

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a doctoral degree or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/114244   Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp .

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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