Pediatric Neurologist and Section Chief

University of Chicago Chicago, IL

The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Neurology, seeks a pediatric neurologist to lead the Section of Neurology. The ideal candidate is an accomplished program builder and experienced leader with a strong background in all aspects of Pediatric Neurology who will support the Section's clinical, research and educational efforts. Individuals with a national reputation in scholarship are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special interests of the Section include the epilepsy center encompassing computational and cellular research programs, high-resolution brain imaging, neurogenetics, including a robust NF1 program, and neuromuscular disorders. The Section has clinical and research collaborations with Neurosurgery, Adult Neurology, Genetics, Child Psychology, the interdisciplinary Committee on Neurobiology, and members of the Grossman Institute for Neuroscience, Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior. The Section Chief will provide leadership, support and mentoring of faculty for an outstanding clinical and scholarly Section.

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to a balance between research and clinical activities. This is reflected in the growth of the Department of Pediatrics, which includes the state-of-the-art Comer Children's Hospital, a new Ambulatory facility and an extensive research space in the Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery.

The successful candidate will 1) have an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent, 2) be BC/BE by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Competency in Child Neurology, 3) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Illinois, 4) have an outstanding record of research achievement and innovation and 5) have a firm commitment to clinical excellence.

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago academic career opportunities web site: by uploading a CV. Rank and compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience. The University of Chicago provides a generous package of fringe benefits. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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