Movement Disorders – Neuropsychology – Clinical Faculty

Chicago, Illinois
Apr 08, 2021
Jun 08, 2021

Movement Disorders – Neuropsychology – Clinical Faculty

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, is expanding its Neuropsychology program.  We are seeking an Assistant Professor Neuropsychologist to join two full-time Neuropsychologists and twelve full-time Movement Disorders specialists to support our mission focused on Patient Care, Research and Education. Applicants should have experience with neuropsychological evaluation and psychotherapy. The program offers targeted therapies for children, adolescents, and adults with Tourette’s syndrome and tic disorders.  Neuropsychologists participate in and contribute to weekly or monthly pre-surgical case conferences for deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound candidates, as well as all-discipline team consultation meeting for Huntington’s disease clinic. Opportunities for involvement in clinical research and supervision of neuropsychology externs are also available.

Rush University holds several Centers of Excellence designations and is the most stable program in Chicagoland. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. This position will be predominantly clinically focused, with opportunities for research collaboration and educational initiatives. 

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. or Psy.D in clinical psychology from an APA/CPA-approved training program, have completed a 2-year fellowship program in Neuropsychology, be licensed in the State of Illinois and be Board Certified or eligible in Neuropsychology. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to patient care, resident education, clinical medicine and research.  Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or higher commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush Medical College.  This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative at Rush University Medical Center.  The Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program sees approximately 6000 adults and children per year, with all types of movement disorders. Fellows, students, Psychiatry, and videography are integral parts of the program.

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. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2020-2021. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized 11 Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top five national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.  Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.

Interested candidates, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Leah Popescu

Director, Faculty Recruitment

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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