Radiology Pediatric Section Chief #RAD072a

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Radiology Pediatric Section Chief #RAD072a

Department of Radiology, Biological Sciences Division
Position Type: Faculty

Chicago, IL

Jun 12, 2024


The University of Chicago's Department of Radiology is searching for a full-time faculty member at senior rank for up to a five-year renewable term. As Section Chief, the appointee will lead the Pediatric Radiology Section with the overarching goal of enhancing its clinical and academic excellence. The appointee will foster professional and academic excellence, implement methods to improve performance and wellbeing, and provide support and guidance for academic advancement and research endeavors. Other duties include training and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The appointee will be comfortable with all aspects of Pediatric Radiology (conventional radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, and MRI) and contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners at UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates.

The University of Chicago Medical Center is designated as both a Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center and operates a nationally recognized burn unit. Comer Children's Hospital is an integrated children’s hospital that offers a full complement of pediatric services with a total of 172 general pediatric, NICU and PICU beds. The Department of Radiology includes more than 80 full-time faculty members, clinical associates, and postdoctoral researchers. In addition to teaching medical students, residents and fellows, our faculty conduct cutting-edge translational and clinical research. 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 radiologist. A more complete overview of the department is available at: .
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 the State of Indiana, 3) be Board certified or eligible in Radiology, and 4) have completed a Pediatric Radiology fellowship or have equivalent experience in pediatric radiology. 

The University of Chicago has retained Curative Executive & Academic Search ( ) to support this recruitment. Dan Jennings, Managing Partner with Curative Executive & Academic Search is leading the search. Inquiries, applications, and nominations must be sent by email to Dan Jennings at [email protected] . Please note all job seekers wishing to be considered for the position must also submit their materials through the University’s Interfolio site: . Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit . 

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 [email protected] with their request.

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