Academic Physician – Palliative Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Mar 11, 2021
May 25, 2021

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Academic Physician – Palliative Medicine

The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, is searching for an Assistant Professor to join our Palliative Medicine Program. The appointee will manage patients on our inpatient palliative medicine consultation service, and collaborate in multidisciplinary patient care within our embedded palliative medicine clinics at our main campus or another Chicagoland location.  They may also participate in leading interdisciplinary team meetings and conduct home hospice visits.  Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. We also welcome applicants with additional training in Geriatrics. Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) will be dependent upon qualifications. 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have an medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board Certified or Eligible in Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

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

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Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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