Chair, Department of Pediatrics

United States
Nov 01, 2019
Nov 30, 2019

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Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applicati ons and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.

The new chair will report to the dean of the medical school and leadership at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. In their role, the new Chair is responsible for oversight of the academic, research, clinical, and administrative affairs of the Department at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Pediatric Faculty Foundation, and school of medicine.

The Department of Pediatrics is home to over 800 medical school faculty working in 22 subspecialties. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago ranks among the top children’s hospitals in U.S. News & World Report, with 10 clinical specialties in the U.S. News & World Report survey of children’s hospitals ranked within the top 30 nationally, 4 within the top 10.

Ranked 19th in U.S. News & World Report, principal investigators appointed through the Feinberg School of Medicine are supported by $534 million of annual research funding. The medical school is embedded among Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and two additional U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, ranked 10th, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, ranked 1st.

Successful candidates will possess an MD or MD/PhD with board certification and be eligible for a faculty appointment as a full-time Professor with proven scholarly accomplishments and national recognition in a clinical or science discipline.

Please email nominations and CVs of appropriate candidates to Dr. Ila Allen, recruitment coordinator.

Applications will be taken until the position is filled.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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