Academic Physicians - Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Feb 4, 2025

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Full Time
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Academic Physicians - Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, is searching for full-time faculty members at any rank. Appointees will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates.

Clinical responsibilities will include care for pediatric patients who may present with a full range of developmental and behavioral conditions. Clinics are held on the University of Chicago campus at the Comer Children's Hospital and at our partner institutions within the city and suburbs. Other duties will include training and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows. Scholarly activity is expected and may be in research, education, or clinical program development. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

We offer opportunities for collaboration with cutting-edge biomedical researchers in a variety of settings, from cellular-level bench research to clinical research protocols, including the Joseph P. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center. A tradition of excellence in patient care, basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world's top academic institutions provides the foundation for a career as an academic physician.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have: 1) a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) have or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics, Board Certified or Board Eligible in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, or hold equivalent certification/credentials relevant to developmental pediatrics, such as a Master of Public Health or Master of Health Informatics, or have experience involving developmental/behavioral care coordination for children with special health care needs.

We especially welcome applicants with experience in supervising or developing interdisciplinary training experiences and/or those with formal interdisciplinary training through Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at University Centers of Excellence, Maternal and Child Health Bureau-funded Developmental and Behavioral Pediatric Training Programs (MCHB-DBP), and/or credentialing in Early Intervention or Title V Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Additionally, we welcome applicants with experience in developmental diagnostic teams for autism, intellectual disability, sequelae of prematurity, critical illness, learning disorders, and ADHD.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography. Review of applications ends when the positions are filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

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

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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