University of Illinois at Chicago — Open Rank Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty, Department of Medicine, Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science

Job ID #87468
Department: College of Medicine / Department of Medicine
Location: Chicago
Close Date: 12/14/2017

A newly established Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications and nominations for two tenure-eligible open-rank faculty positions, one to serve as the Center’s Associate Director. The Center offers exceptional opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research in implementation science, collaborations with multidisciplinary faculty, and close partnerships with community-based agencies. A major strength of the Center is its active engagement with traditionally underserved populations designed to address major health disparities. The Center is part of a vibrant and growing Department of Medicine in the UIC College of Medicine with well-established research in prevention and intervention for a wide range of diseases. Faculty collaborate across schools of public health, engineering, applied health, dentistry, pharmacy, education, social work, and nursing.

The successful candidate(s) will demonstrate a record of extramural funding, strong publications, collaborative research, mentoring, and experience in implementation science. Candidates who seek to advance the Center’s commitment to diversity in teaching, mentorship, service and research are encouraged to apply. The following areas of focus are of particular interest: adolescent sexual and reproductive health, HIV prevention and treatment, mental health, and urban and global health. National and international recognition is expected for more senior level applicants.

UIC is Chicago’s largest university with more than 27,500 students, 9,700 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the state’s major public medical center. With more than $347 million in annual research expenditures, UIC ranks among the leading universities in federal research funding and is known for the diversity of its students. Located near downtown Chicago, UIC offers easy access to world class cultural and scientific resources. The UIC College of Medicine is located in the Illinois Medical District that includes the eight UIC health science colleges, and several other public and private medical centers. UIC has the largest medical school in the country and the largest number of students from underrepresented minority groups.

Duties and Expectations: The Center seeks individuals who will conduct an independent program of scholarly activity that complements the Center’s research initiatives and goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent by the date of appointment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in research, including extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications.

Applications must be sent through the UIC employment website at:  https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=87468&job=open-rank-tenure-tenure-track-faculty-department-of-medicine-center-for-dissemination-and-implementation-science

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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