Title: Open Rank Tenure/Tenure-Eligible Faculty – Department of Medicine, Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science

University of Illinois at Chicago / College of Medicine / Department of Medicine

Close Date: 05/04/2020

The newly established Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications and nominations for a tenure-eligible open-rank faculty position. The Center offers exceptional opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research in implementation science, collaborations with multidisciplinary faculty, and close partnerships with community-based agencies. A key strength of the Center is its active engagement with traditionally underserved populations designed to address diverse health disparities. The Center is part of a vibrant and growing Department of Medicine in the UIC College of Medicine with well-established research programs in prevention and intervention for a wide range of diseases. Faculty collaborate across schools of public health, engineering, applied health, dentistry, pharmacy, education, social work, and nursing.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of extramural funding, strong publications, collaborative research, mentoring, and experience in implementation science. Candidates who seek to advance the Center’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching, mentorship, service and research are encouraged to apply. Applicants whose research in implementation science aligns with one or more of the nine divisions within the Department of Medicine are of particular interest: Academic Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; Nephrology; Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Hematology and Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Cardiology; Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism; Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy; Rheumatology. National and international recognition is expected for more senior-level applicants.

Duties and Expectations:

The Center seeks individuals who will conduct an independent program of scholarly activity that complements the Center’s research initiatives and goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent by the date of appointment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in research, including extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications.

Applications must be sent through the UIC employment website (Job ID 129466). Please include a cover letter addressing the job requirements, your experience with implementation science, the desired rank, a curriculum vitae, two representative publications, and contact details for three professional references. References will only be contacted with candidate permission.

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.