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Obstetrics and Gynecology – Research Faculty

Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Obstetrics and Gynecology Research Faculty
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of OBGYN Research Faculty.

This Research Faculty member will support the development of the OBGYN Research Program by conducting complex reproductive health research to decrease reproductive health disparities and enhance health equity. The Chair of the Department is a successful NIH-funded investigator with multiple clinical trials in the areas of Contraception Provision and HIV Prevention. We are seeking individuals who will conduct innovative, rigorous, grant-funded research, engage in scholarly activities (peer-reviewed publications, presentations, etc.), and can mentor other faculty members. Specifically, this individual should plan and direct qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, and other research relevant to Obstetrics and Gynecology and related subspecialties, including Complex Family Planning, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, and Urogynecology. Research should promote collaborations that bring together stakeholders from inside and outside the healthcare system to address disparities in health outcomes. Rush University partners with the University of Chicago and other local health systems and universities in the Institute for Translational Medicine (, a NIH translational sciences center. With DePaul University, Rush established the Center for Community Health Equity ( to advance public health and reduce health disparities through community-engaged inquiry, scholarship, and service. Rush is also a participant in the PCORI-funded Chicago-Area Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network, or CAPriCORN ( These networks, combined with Rush s own internal culture of interprofessional collaboration, make this a rich environment in which talented researchers can thrive.

Ideal candidates are MD/DO and BC/BE in Obstetrics and Gynecology and PhD level candidates with training in Public Health, Epidemiology or other related fields.

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:

Alyssa Taylor
Recruiter, Faculty and Provider Recruitment

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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