Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites nominations and applications for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Dermatology.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to a clinical and academic service that includes teaching and mentoring trainees as well as medical students. Research achievement and a strong record of collaborative leadership, commitment to academic excellence and community engagement are also desirable. The successful candidate will have an established national/international reputation and demonstrated experience in leading implementation of a vision through innovation and accountability. In addition, they will have credentials that merit appointment as Associate Professor or Professor, have an MD or equivalent degree, board certification in Dermatology, possess a demonstrated commitment to innovation, and have the leadership skills necessary for guiding faculty development and advancement across research, clinical and academic missions. As a department leader, the Chairperson will provide an energetic and inventive vision for growing clinical volume, improving clinical productivity and further defining clinical expertise with the academic model of sub-specialization. The Chairperson also will work to facilitate collaborative work between departments to grow and improve existing spheres of clinical care and develop clinical-oriented research.
The Department has a long tradition of excellence and expertise in many clinical domains. Our physicians use the most advanced technologies and approaches, including Mohs surgery. The Dermatology Residency program is a fully accredited three-year training program dedicated to teaching competence in the diagnosis, pathogenesis, treatment and prevention of skin diseases. With nine full-time and 18 part-time volunteer faculty members, our staff-to-trainee ratio offers residents a highly personalized training experience.
Nominations or letters of interest that include a curriculum vitae should be sent to:
Courtney Kammer, MHA Associate Vice President, Faculty Recruitment
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.