The Division of Academic General Pediatrics & Primary Care, and the Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, are seeking a pediatrician to join our primary care practice and research group focused on health services, community health dynamics, and population health. We are accepting applicants for a faculty position in the Investigator, Physician-Scientist, tenure-eligible track.
We are seeking applicants with interest and experience in population health research, patient-reported outcome measurement, health services, health policy, and/or healthcare quality-focused research. Applicants must be Board-certified in Pediatrics and have formal post-graduate training in population-focused research. Applicants should have a portfolio of scholarly productivity and fundable research. Fellowship training in academic general pediatrics and master’s-level training in research are preferred.
The Smith Child Health Research Program (SCHR) addresses important clinical and population health problems of children through state-of-the-art interdisciplinary methods and collaborations, often incorporating partnerships with community-based organizations to achieve shared goals. Currently, SCHR includes 11 faculty investigators who lead over 40 projects with more than $3 million in annual funding from a wide array of federal, state, local, and foundation sources. SCHR also serves as a common resource for faculty across all clinical divisions at Lurie Children’s who want to collaborate with investigators with advanced skills in health services research, health policy, program evaluation, community-based participatory research, and program advocacy.
The Division of Academic General Pediatrics provides clinical and teaching opportunities at Lurie Children’s Hospital and at our primary care clinic locations. Our outpatient primary care locations see over 7,000 unique patients annually at one of two outpatient primary care locations. Approximately 85% of our patients are on Medicaid and we serve patients who speak 19 different languages. Our Uptown Clinic location has also been designated a NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home. The Division of Academic General Pediatrics serves as the major continuity clinic site for the Northwestern University Residency in Pediatrics and cares for complex patients in a medically underserved community.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Northwestern University Medical School. The incoming faculty member will obtain an academic appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply, please submit a CV and letter of inquiry to Dr. Matthew Davis (MMDavis@luriechildrens.org), the A Todd Davis Professor and Division Head of Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care, Director of the Smith Child Health Research Program, and Associate Chief Research Officer for Health Services and Policy Research of the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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