Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery

University of Chicago, Department of Surgery
Chicago, Illinois
Apr 27, 2021
Apr 27, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

The University of Chicago's Department of Neurological Surgery is searching for a full-time associate or full professor. The successful applicant will assume the critical leadership role in developing a new joint pediatric neurosciences service line throughout the Chicagoland Children's Health Alliance (CCHA), a partnership between the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, Advocate Children's Hospital, and NorthShore University Health System.

The Director will be responsible for the pediatric neurosurgery program's research, education, and clinical service missions. The ideal candidate is a nationally recognized leader and program builder with a strong background in all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery. They will have the vision to identify and develop strategic collaborative initiatives across the CCHA, achieving mutually agreed upon goals by leveraging our commitment to outstanding patient care, education, and research. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity.

We especially welcome applicants with prior experience in administering clinical and educational programs, demonstrated leadership in the field of pediatric neurosurgery at the national level, expertise in minimally invasive and/or complex surgeries, and a strong interest in clinical education. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The Department of Neurological Surgery has nationally recognized research and education programs that build on collaborations throughout the University and is active in clinical operations and quality improvement at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric Neurosurgery (or equivalent), and 4) be fellowship trained in Pediatric Neurosurgery.

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: CV including bibliography, cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

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 773‍-702‍-1032 or email with their request.

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