Chief - Section of Dermatology

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Posting Number: 03815
Position Title: Chief - Section of Dermatology
Position Type: Faculty
Division/School: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES DIVISION
Hiring Unit: MEDICINE
Position Description: The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine is searching for a full-time associate or full professor. The successful applicant will be an experienced leader with a strong background in all aspects of clinical dermatology. As Chief, the successful applicant will be administratively responsible for all activities within the Section including mentoring of faculty, and will lead the Section with the overarching goal of enhancing its clinical, research and educational excellence. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The Section of Dermatology at The University of Chicago has a long and distinguished history. The Section comprises 6 full-time dermatologists, 6 part-time dermatologists, and one full-time research faculty, with expertise in dermatopathology, dermatologic surgery, including Mohs surgery, lymphoma, pediatric dermatology, pigmented lesions and melanoma, wound care and general dermatology. In addition, the Section of Dermatology is home to a fully accredited three year residency program and a one year dermatopathology fellowship program. The Dermatology faculty are committed to serving a large and diverse patient community, providing the highest levels of care in a wide range of dermatology specialties. The outpatient clinic routinely sees over 20,000 patient visits per year. The faculty also provide dermatology consultations on inpatients admitted to all services at The University of Chicago Medicine. In addition to the clinical dermatology practice, the Section maintains a busy dermatopathology laboratory, providing a full range of dermatopathology services to our patients and network of referring physicians. Dermatology research at the University of Chicago encompasses a wide range of topics, including melanocyte biology, effective melanoma treatment development through the targeting of specific cellular pathways, and cell responses to radiation and chemicals from internal or external sources that may cause cancer.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board certified or eligible in dermatology and/or an international equivalent. To be considered, those interested must apply at https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55682. Applicants must upload a CV and cover letter describing leadership experience. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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Statement: 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 identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email [email protected] with their request.
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Posted: 1/10/2019
Application Due: 7/10/2019
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