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Experienced Academic Clinician to Become Our Associate Head (Chair) for Clinical Affairs

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Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at the University of Illinois in Chicago seeks an Associate Head (Chair) for Clinical Affairs. 

The University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation has undergone tremendous growth in education, research and clinical care including a full service line of subspecialists and satellite clinical programs in the Chicago area.  With this and continued clinical growth in the spotlight, we are recruiting an experienced academic clinician to become our Associate Head (Chair) for Clinical Affairs. The successful candidate for this important leadership role will have responsibilities for overall direction and strategic planning of our growing multi-specialty clinical programs that include a comprehensive stroke center, 22-bed NeuroICU, Level 4 epilepsy surgery center, brain tumor center, inpatient and consultation services, and outpatient consultations at our university-based hospital.  The candidate will also develop a comprehensive strategic plan and oversee our community neurology section with outpatient and inpatient services at a number of satellite and partner institutions.  Clinical administrative experience, business development, and excellence in patient care are main priorities at our unique academic institution that provides the highest level of care equally for all patients.  Opportunities exist for the candidate to participate in our education and clinical research programs.

The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave that includes Vacation, Holiday and Sick.  In addition, the University offers tuition waivers for employees and dependents.  Click for a complete list of benefits: at: 


Duties and Responsibilities include:

  1. Oversight of all clinical inpatient and outpatient operations in collaboration with the department head, section chiefs, and clinic medical director.
  2. Participation in clinical and administrative activities focused on quality, efficiency, care coordination, and the development of new or expanded clinical programs.
  3. Provide inpatient and outpatient care services as an attending to include teaching and mentoring of trainees.
  4. Oversight of departmental financial matters in conjunction with our director of administrative operations related to departmental clinical activities.

A competitive salary package for the finalist(s) selected for this (tenured or non-tenured) position at all academic ranks will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.  Startup funding is available for applicants with active research programs.

Applicants should indicate their interest by sending a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and a statement of interest to Terenda Jones, or Dave Katz,


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran, or disability status.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit:


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