Physician Scientist for Professor of Cancer Research in Chicago

Rush University Medical Center
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Facility: Rush University Medical Center 
Address: 1653 W. Congress Parkway 
Chicago, IL 60612 
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Specialty: Hematology/Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
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King Endowed Professor of Cancer Research

Rush University Medical Center / Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, Illinois

Rush University Medical Center invites applications for The Robert E. and Emily H. King Endowed Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy. Rush is seeking a Physician Scientist focused on immunotherapy in the treatment of lymphoma and hematologic cancers. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated history of grant funding and an established reputation in the field. In addition, they are Board Certified/Board Eligible and incoming at the associate or professor level. The predominant criteria include: a major commitment to research and scholarly activity that advances the field of medicine, teaching, excellence in clinical care, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

The vision for The Robert E. and Emily H. King Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program is to develop the next generation of cellular and immunologic treatments for hematologic malignancies, focused initially on lymphoma, leukemia, or myeloma.  To support this position substantial 5-year institutional financing will be provided to fund the laboratory and translational science above and beyond the current grant funding.  Furthermore, the successful candidate is anticipated to achieve substantial productivity during this time to lead to an endowed professorship that will support cancer research at Rush in perpetuity. The endowment provides support for salary, laboratory staff and equipment.    

Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the people and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. The Rush system 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 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth 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, please address your CV and cover letter to:

 

Timothy M. Kuzel, MD, FACP

The Samuel G. Taylor III, MD, Professor of Oncology

Chief, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy

Rush University Medical Center


 via email to Rose Sprinkle, Manager, Faculty Recruitment at Rose_Sprinkle@Rush.edu


Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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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 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth 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.

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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