Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Center (Electrophysiology)

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Aug 17, 2023

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The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, is searching for a full-time Associate Professor or Professor to serve as the Director of our Cardiac Arrhythmia Center (Electrophysiology).  The appointee will join and lead an established group of nationally known physicians, researchers and educators in the field of Cardiac Electrophysiology. In conjunction with other leaders in Cardiology and the Heart and Vascular Center, the Director is expected to expand translational and clinical research and to develop strategies for increasing patient referrals and procedure volumes. The Cardiac Electrophysiology Program at the University of Chicago has a long tradition of excellence. A full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for cardiac arrhythmias are provided as well as two new state-of-the-art, dedicated clinical electrophysiology laboratories.  An additional new room is planned to open in 2024.

The program is currently ACGME-accredited to train four (4) clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellows each year.  Clinical responsibilities include performing cardiac electrophysiology procedures and doing outpatient cardiology clinic, inpatient service, and consultation.  We especially welcome applicants with clinical and invasive electrophysiology experience, and/or those who specialize in therapeutic approaches for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias.  Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students.  Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

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 in Cardiology, and 4) be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

The University of Chicago has retained Korn Ferry ( to support this recruitment.  Charles Falcone, MD and Caroline Thompson, PMP are leading the search. Inquiries, applications, and nominations must be sent by email to Caroline Thompson (  Please note all job seekers wishing to be considered for the position must also submit their materials through the University’s Interfolio site: Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

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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

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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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