Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Clinical/Research Faculty

Location: Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a Surgeon Scientist to join its team at the assistant professor rank or higher. Qualified candidates should possess Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and have a successful track record of grant funding.  The ideal candidate will possess strong academic and clinical credentials and excellent communication and facilitation skills. The selected candidate will play a key role in serving as Director of Research for the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, developing a basic and translational science laboratory, and a clinical outcomes program. This position includes a research focused appointment with protected research time and the opportunity to practice clinically at the Rush Main campus and its affiliated sites. (Include additional information about the position/department).

The Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University is rapidly expanding, and comprised of academic faculty who practice in a team-based atmosphere. The candidate will benefit from the multitude of resources available including: state of the art microsurgery and lymphedema equipment, advanced practice providers, research fellows, and support staff.

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in five specialties in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2019, Rush was designated a leader in LGBTQ health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the 10th consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

Rose Sprinkle
Manager, Faculty Recruitment

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer


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