Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

Employer
Rush University Medical Center
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
Feb 02, 2021
Closes
Feb 02, 2022
Ref
2074623
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery at the Assistant Professor level.

 

Description

The Department of Neurosurgery at Rush University medical center seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position.  Fellowship training is preferred in the specific area of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. Clinical responsibilities include treatment of patients with movement disorders, intractable pain, epilepsy, and psychiatric disorders using surgical techniques including deep brain stimulation, stereotactic radiosurgery, focused ultrasound, laser interstitial thermal therapy, stereo-encephalograpy, and resective surgery. Teaching responsibilities include education of medical students, residents, and fellows, including direct oversight of the stereotactic and functional neurosurgery fellow. Research or scholarship responsibilities may include research in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery with funding from the NIH or other federal agencies or industry.

 

Requirements

Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Applicants must be ABNS certified or board eligible. Candidates should have a strong desire in developing innovative clinical programs in functional neurosurgery and assisting in the growth of the clinical and research program.


Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2020-2021. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized 11 Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top five national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.  Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.

 

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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