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University of Chicago Medicine - Biological Sciences Division
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Dec 15, 2021

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Neurology, Oncology
Full Time
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The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Neurology

Position Description

The University of Chicago's Department of Neurology is searching for a full-time neuro-oncologist faculty at any rank. Academic rank and compensation, which includes a generous package of fringe benefits, are dependent upon qualifications. 

The faculty member will join a growing neurosciences service line, which includes the opportunity to practice at University of Chicago’s expanding clinical locations both in and outside of our main campus in Hyde Park. It is anticipated that this position will spend time both in Hyde Park and at other ambulatory care sites, including Orland Park in the south suburbs of Chicago and River East in downtown Chicago. Maintaining and overseeing an active outpatient clinic as well as teaching and supervision of medical students, residents and fellows is also expected.

We especially welcome candidates with an interest and background in neuro-oncology research. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team in brain tumor therapeutics comprised of established clinicians in neurology, neurosurgery, radiation oncology, and medical oncology and collaborate with existing institutional expertise in oncology drug development, clinical pharmacology, immunology, and pharmacogenomics. The University is also home to the Ludwig Center for Metastasis Research, the Neuroscience Institute, and the Grossman Center for Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior.

In addition, a physician in this position may also participate in other research activity such as clinical trials. The candidate will have experience in neuro-oncology clinical trials and leverage the available infrastructure and resources in the Department of Neurology and the  The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center to successfully launch and conduct innovative clinical trials in neuro-oncology.

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) have completed an ACGME accredited residency in neurology, 4) be board certified or board eligible in neurology, and 5) have completed a neuro-oncology fellowship and be UCNS neuro-oncology eligible or certified prior to the start of employment.

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 and 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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