About the University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.
Find your calling in practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, where we offer the perfect balance of providing OB/GYN patient care, teaching future physicians in the heart of the Midwest, and enjoying the benefits of a flexible work/life program.
We are located in Peoria, Illinois – a city with all the urban amenities, minus the traffic. Peoria boasts a vibrant arts scene, minor league baseball and hockey, the largest park district in Illinois, an airport with 11 direct destinations, dozens of miles of walking/biking paths, two symphony orchestras, a large civic arena with national touring Broadway musicals and concerts, and a low cost of living. The Peoria metro area is home to 375,000 people, and about two hours’ drive from both downtown Chicago and St. Louis.
Our growing and diverse team of a dozen physician faculty offers a great range of experience, support, autonomy, and camaraderie. Education and career growth, including research and scholarship, is highly encouraged with annual stipends and paid time off for professional development. Our flexible scheduling provides 24-hour post-call time off following a 24-hour labor and delivery shift during the week, and weekend 24-hour shifts come with an additional, consecutive day off, so you do not lose your weekend. Because of our size and reach, we can tailor a position to your interest and expertise.
The University of Illinois System provides generous paid leave, enrollment in the State University Retirement System pension, including malpractice coverage.
Practice locations include two hospital systems just a few blocks apart that serve a diverse urban and rural patient base population of more than 2 million people across Illinois; and two outpatient Federally Qualified Health Clinics, both within a 2-minute drive, that care for the medically underserved as part of the Residency Training Program.
Academic offices are connected to a quaternary care hospital with a Level I Trauma Center, one of the most comprehensive neuroscience centers in the Midwest, and the largest children’s hospital in downstate Illinois. Faculty also have access to a world-class medical simulation center.
Peoria is a regional campus of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, which is among the largest and most diverse public medical schools in the U.S. The Peoria OB/GYN residency program accepts up to four residents per year, and faculty teach about 80 medical students annually.
Our goal is to attract physician faculty who will enrich the medical education experience of our enthusiastic and dedicated residents and students. UIC is dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities. UIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Provide direct patient care in obstetrics and gynecology, both inpatient and ambulatory.
- Teach obstetrics and gynecology to residents and medical students in the context of clinical care, including the operating room and labor and delivery.
- See patients as a primary physician.
- Direct laborist care team in labor & delivery.
- Periodically lead classroom teaching to residents and medical students.
- Engage with residents and/or medical students on scholarly activity, including mentorship.
- MD or DO degree.
- Board-certified or board-eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
- Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Illinois.
- Genuine interest in fostering health equity and diversity.
- Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching medical students and residents.
For fullest consideration please submit your application by September 23, 2022 at: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/137?c=uic
The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.