| The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Neurology, seeks a BC pediatric neurologist with American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology fellowship training in neurology with a special qualification in child neurology and special expertise in neonatal neurology. This position will have an emphasis on clinical care of neonatal patients, research and participation in joint educational programs for the Sections of Pediatric Neurology and Neonatology.The Pediatric Neurology and Neonatology Programs at the University of Chicago have a longstanding tradition of combining excellent patient care with groundbreaking research. As part of a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians from neonatology, neurology, neurosurgery, developmental medicine and psychiatry, the practitioner's responsibilities will include comprehensive evaluation and management of neonatal issues, such as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), seizures, brain injury, perinatal stroke, neuromuscular disorder, cerebral malformations, spinal malformations and hypotonia in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU); interpretation of neurodiagnositic studies; co-management of neurotherapeutic protocols, including therapeutic hypothermia (whole body cooling); and provision of long-term care for children with chronic disability in specialized outpatient clinics. Additional responsibilities include general inpatient and outpatient neurology services. The successful candidate will have responsibility for participation in research and teaching students, residents and fellows in both the outpatient and inpatient settings at the Comer Children's Hospital and other practice plan sites. The successful candidate will have responsibility for establishing a comprehensive Neuro NICU program, including development of standardized, evidence-based protocols for brain monitoring and advanced treatments of disorders of the brain. Candidates with experience in leadership/development of a Neurologic Neonatal Intensive Care Unit preferred.Prior to the start of employment, the successful applicant must 1) have a MD or equivalent, 2) be BC by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with a special qualification in child neurology with additional expertise in neonatal neurology, 3) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 4) have a commitment to medical education, and 5) have an interest in scholarly pursuits. Rank and salary will be determined by qualifications and experience. The University of Chicago offers an excellent benefits package.Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago academic career opportunities web site: http://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53874 by uploading a CV. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. |
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