Spine Neurosurgery – Clinical Faculty

Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Neurological
Full Time
Position Type

Spine Neurosurgery Clinical Faculty
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Spine Neurosurgery at the Assistant Professor level.


The Department of Neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position. Fellowship training is preferred in the specific area of spinal surgery. Clinical responsibilities include treatment of patients with all types of spinal disorders utilizing the latest in standard and innovative surgical techniques. Teaching responsibilities include education of medical students, residents, and spine fellows. Research or scholarship responsibilities may include primary and collaborative research in spinal surgery with funding from the NIH or other federal agencies, philanthropy, or industry. Ambition for involvement and leadership in national/international spinal surgical societies is preferred.


Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Applicants must be ABNS certified or board eligible. Candidates should have a strong desire to develop a robust clinical practice as well as innovative clinical programs in spine surgery and should expect to assist in the growth of the clinical, education and research program. Clinical training in endoscopic spine surgery is preferred.

Rush University System for Health is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. Rush includes Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2022-2023. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized ten Rush programs amongst the nation s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet designation, reflect the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking third among 99 academic medical centers across the country. All three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.

Interested candidates, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Kara Confer
Director, Faculty and Provider Recruitment

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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