Open Rank Faculty (Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology)

University of Illinois-Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Feb 1, 2025

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About the University of Illinois Chicago

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.

Search Extended Until March 1, 2024

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) is seeking an Open Rank Faculty (Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology) to join our team. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

Primary responsibility is in leadership, clinical care service, teaching, scholarly activity, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Section Chief will provide leadership and strategic direction for the clinical, research, and academic activities of a section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

    In partnership with the Head of the Department, develop a comprehensive strategy and plan for the growth and development of the section’s clinical and translational research programs, including new therapeutics.Engage and partner with affiliated hospital programs- Cook County Health and Shriner's Hospital for Children Chicago.Develop strong relationships with the UIC Sickle Cell Center and UI Cancer Center.In partnership with the department’s Director of Administrative Operations manage and oversee the Administrative, Finance, Research, and Clinical operations for the section.Promote and support the development of multidisciplinary services with the section.Develop section’s faculty with emphasis on quality, effectiveness, and efficiency.Participate in the clinical services initiatives of the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.Promote section’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in teaching, research, and service.Participate in the direct supervision and training of faculty, residents, and fellows. Provide mentorship to junior faculty.Provide direction to system-based roles such as transfusion medicine and prevention of thrombosis.


    MD or Equivalent.Successful completion of Pediatrics Residency Program.Unrestricted Illinois Medical Licensure.BC/BE in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.Minimum of two years’ experience in an administrative position. Demonstrated leadership skills necessary to complement and expand a very strong basic science and/or clinical translational program.

For fullest consideration apply by March 1, 2024 at Upload CV, Cover Letter, and contact information for minimum of three references.

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 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.

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