Southern Illinois University Medicine in Springfield, Illinois is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology to develop/expand the Neuro-oncology program. This is an exciting time to be a part of the growth and expansion of a regional neuroscience program, including the SIU Neuroscience Institute comprising Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, in conjunction with Memorial Medical Center.
As a member of the Department of Neurology at SIU, the incumbent will represent the Department in a manner to enhance its patient care, educational, and research mission. This faculty member reports to the Chair of Neurology. The opportunity is approximately fifty percent clinical, fifteen percent teaching, twenty-five percent research and ten percent administration. (The time allotted for each duty can be modified depending on career goals). A Director role is available for those with demonstrated leadership skills.
The Department of Neurology is committed to the mission of the School of Medicine to assist the people of central and southern Illinois, catchment area of 1.7 million, in meeting their healthcare needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community. Founded in 1970, SIU has received national and international recognition for innovation in medical education and offers a welcoming environment for dedicated clinicians who love to teach. Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital, both 500-bed community hospitals, serve the community and are teaching sites for SIU SOM. In May 2015, Memorial Medical Center opened the new Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, expanding SIU's vision to be a national leader for excellence in healthcare learning and innovation through skills training and simulation labs.
Highlights of the position and area include: Maintaining a professional practice of neuro-oncology. Working in a multidisciplinary program with specialists in Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology and Radiation Oncology and the Simmons Cancer Institute to further develop our neuro-oncology program. Engaging in clinical research including clinical trials. A competitive salary, excellent benefits package and University funded malpractice plan. Great work/life balance in a 'Top Places to Live' community. Family oriented communities, excellent schools and affordable housing. Easy access to metropolitan amenities in Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis.