Pediatric Neurologist-Epileptologist – Clinical Faculty
Rush University Medical Center
Rush University Children’s Hospital, located in downtown Chicago, is seeking a Pediatric Neurologist with expertise in pediatric epilepsy to join its growing team in the Division of Pediatric Neurology. Rush is proud to have
strong programs in Epilepsy, Neurogenetics and Neuromuscular Diseases. Multiple funded research projects are ongoing in the Division with focuses on muscular dystrophy, Fragile X disease, Rett syndrome, Neimann-Pick and other neurogenetic areas.
The successful candidate will have an interest in epilepsy surgery. Qualifications include an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent; BC/BE in Epilepsy or Neurophysiology; have completed additional fellowship training in pediatric neurophysiology/epilepsy; hold/eligible for medical licensure in Illinois. Candidates will be eligible for a faculty appointment as assistant professor or level commensurate with their experience and accomplishments.
The ideal candidate will become actively involved in the teaching program for medical students, Pediatric residents, and Neurology residents at Rush. Clinical responsibilities may include inpatient and outpatient care at main campus and regional sites. Specific activities may involve intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, mapping of cortical function, bedside long term EEG monitoring, routine EEG and video EEG monitoring, as well as general neurology inpatient rounding.
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