Academic Physician - Pediatric Cardiology #PED153

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Academic Physician - Pediatric Cardiology #PED153

Department of Pediatrics, Biological Sciences Division
Position Type: Faculty

Chicago, IL

May 24, 2023


The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, and Comer Children’s Hospital seek a full-time faculty member on the non-tenure eligible track in the area of Fetal Cardiology at the Associate Professor or Professor rank. The appointee will serve as the Medical Director of the Fetal Cardiology program. The proposed rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) will be determined by qualifications.

The appointee will have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience. Clinical responsibilities will include outpatient clinic, inpatient consultations, and reading EKGs, ECHOs, and Fetal ECHOs at our main campus and other affiliated sites. Other duties will include scholarly activity, and training and supervision of trainees and students throughout the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance Cardiovascular service line. The Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance is a partnership between Comer Children’s Hospital, Advocate Children’s Hospital, and NorthShore University Health System Pediatrics.

The Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance’s Cardiovascular service line is among the nation’s top Children’s heart programs. Our team includes 30 attending cardiologists, 6 categorical cardiology fellows, several additional advanced fellows, four pediatric cardio-thoracic surgeons, and a dedicated cardiac anesthesia service. Our cardiac surgeons perform over 400 cardiac operations per year and achieve outcomes that rank among the best in the nation (STS-CHS-Database). We also have one of the highest ambulatory clinic volumes in the country with clinic sites throughout Chicago, the Chicago suburbs, Northern Illinois, and Northern Indiana. Our program provides expertise in echocardiography, advanced cardiac imaging CT/MRI, electrophysiology, interventional cardiac catheterization, fetal cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, Marfan Syndrome, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, cardiac critical care, and preventative and rehabilitative cardiology.

Prior to the start of employment, an individual must possess the following qualifications: (1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, (2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the states of Illinois and Indiana (3) be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Cardiology, and (4) have completed a 4th year fellowship in Fetal Cardiology

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: . Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.
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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 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 .

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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