Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Physician

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Posting Number: 03716
Position Title: Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Physician
Position Type: Faculty
Position Description: The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a faculty member at any rank, and invites applications. As a full-time faculty member, the successful applicant will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished 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. 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.

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. 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. 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. Applicants with experience in developmental diagnostic teams for autism, intellectual disability, sequelae of prematurity, critical illness, learning disorders, and ADHD are also welcomed.

The University of Chicago Department of Pediatrics is committed to providing superior, compassionate healthcare to all children. We strive to provide an education and training experience that fosters the next generation of national and international leaders in child health. Our faculty includes more than 130 full-time members and postdoctoral researchers. In addition to teaching medical students, residents and fellows, our faculty conducts cutting-edge translational and clinical research. Comer Children's Hospital is a free standing children's hospital with a full complement of pediatric services and a total of 161 pediatric and neonatal beds: 60 general, 30 PICU, and 71 NICU.

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 BC/BE in Pediatrics, BC/BE 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.

To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website: Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae.
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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 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: 9/15/2019
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