Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics-Infectious Disease

Employer
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
Location
Peoria, Illinois
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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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.

Description:

Position Summary
The Department of Pediatrics of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) seeks Infectious Disease candidates for a position as Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, depending upon experience.

The candidate must hold an MD/DO degree or equivalent, be BC/BE in Pediatrics along with BC/BE in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and will hold or are eligible for an Illinois physician license. This is a faculty position, as such requires providing clinical care, teaching medical students and residents, research and scholarly activities. We offer the medical sophistication of a major referral center and cultural diversity in a family oriented community without big city hassles or cost of living. Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system and an excellent benefits package available including vacations, sick time, CME, health and life insurance and retirement plan. Key Responsibilities/Duties: Provide clinical services (inpatient mainly and outpatient). Participate in teaching medical students, residents and other health professionals. Conduct clinical and/or basic research in the field of Pediatric Infectious Disease. Participate in infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship committees. Provide phone consultations for other hospitals and Pediatric offices in Illinois. Provide guidance for community outbreaks (measles and tuberculosis).

Duties & Responsibilities

?  Provide clinical services (inpatient mainly and outpatient).

?  Participate in teaching medical students, residents and other health professionals. Conduct clinical and/or basic research in the field of Pediatric Infectious Disease.

?  Participate I infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship committees.

?  Provide phone consultations for other hospitals and Pediatric offices in Illinois.

?  Provide guidance for community outbreaks (measles and tuberculosis).

?  This a faculty position, as such requires providing clinical care, teaching medical students and residents, research and scholarly activities.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD/DO degree or equivalent.
  • BC/BE in Pediatrics along with Pediatric Infectious Disease.
  • Will hold or eligible for an Illinois physician license.

 

For fullest consideration please submit your application by 8/5/2022 at

https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/40?c=uic

 

The University of Illinois Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Request and Accommodation

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit here.

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

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