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Academic Epileptologists – The University of Chicago

Jackson Physician Search
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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The University of Chicago's Adult Epilepsy Center in the Department of Neurology is seeking board certified/board eligible academic epileptologists to join its faculty as the Neuroscience program continues to expand. Appointees will join the Center's existing group of epileptologists, neurosurgeons, and neuroscientists at University of Chicago Medicine. We especially welcome applicants with clinical research experience. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

Appointees will join a growing neurosciences service line, which includes the opportunity to practice at University of Chicago’s expanding clinical locations both in and outside of our main campus in Hyde Park. Appointees will participate in clinical, educational, and research activities, including outpatient clinic, inpatient service, and involvement with fellow, resident, and medical student education. The Adult Epilepsy Center includes an inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit, intraoperative monitoring, and outpatient and inpatient EEG.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) have completed a residency program in neurology accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, 3) be fellowship trained in Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology, including advanced EEG monitoring and surgical evaluation, 4) be board certified or eligible in neurology, and 5) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois.

The University of Chicago has retained Jackson Physician Search and to support this recruitment. Megan Schwertner, Director of Recruiting is leading the search. Inquiries, applications, and nominations must be sent by email to Megan Schwertner at Please note all job seekers wishing to be considered for the position must also submit their materials through the Interfolio site (for academic positions).

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload a CV including a bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the positions are filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or with their request.


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