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Assistant/Associate/Professor-Pediatrics (Infectious Disease)

Employer
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
Location
Peoria, Illinois
Closing date
Aug 28, 2024

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

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).

About University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria (UICOMP) Department of Pediatrics and OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois:

UICOMP is one of the three regional campuses of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, one of the largest public medical schools in the country.  UICOMP’s educational programs include 244 medical students and 300 residents/fellows in 21 different post graduate programs.  The Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments at UICOMP.  In collaboration with the OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, the Department has 19 divisions and over 145 faculty members providing general pediatrics and subspecialty services to the pediatric population in Central Illinois.  The current research infrastructure within the Department includes office of research, a dedicated biostatistician and internal research funding mechanism to support our faculty.

https://choosegreaterpeoria.org/

Position Summary

Providing clinical Infectious Disease care, teaching medical students and residents, and participating in research and scholarly activities.

Duties and 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 on infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship committees.Provide phone consultations for other hospitals and Pediatric offices in IllinoisProvide 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

Minimum Qualifications:

    MD/DO degree or equivalentBC/BE in Pediatrics along with Pediatric Infectious DiseaseWill hold or eligible for an Illinois physician license

For fullest consideration, please submit your application by 9/15/2023 at: 

https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/6721?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 at https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/one.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=5705 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.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois encourages applications from individuals regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and Veteran or disability status.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation at https://jobs.uic.edu/request-and-accomodation/.

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