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Community Epidemiology Faculty Positions
Rush University Medical Center
The Rush Institute for Health Aging at Rush University Medical Center invites applications from candidates for faculty positions as assistant professor. The successful candidate will contribute to an expanding and vibrant research portfolio at the Institute around community epidemiology. Areas of interest include nutritional epidemiology, neuropsychology, physical activity, metabolomics, genetics, and prevention trials. The successful candidates will facilitate ongoing projects in both large epidemiologic studies and randomized prevention trials. They will be expected to establish independent research careers.
Research experience and relevant publications highly desired. Candidates should preferably hold a doctoral degree in epidemiology, psychology, kinesiology, or medicine. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research.
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.
Interested candidates, please send your CV and cover letter to:
Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer
Internal Number: 071019
About Rush University Medical Center
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals. Rush is ranked in 9 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospital's" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush is an equal opportunity employer.