Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU SOM) in Springfield, Illinois is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology with a subspecialty focus in Vascular Neurology. This is an exciting time to be a part of the growth and expansion of a regional neuroscience program. SIU SOM offers a dynamic, challenging, busy and satisfying position within the School of Medicine.
As a member of the Department of Neurology at SIU SOM, 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 and Director of the Division of Vascular Neurology. With this position, there are leadership opportunities available.
SIU SOM has received national recognition for innovation in medical education and offers a welcoming environment for dedicated clinicians who love to teach. The neurology department is well known for its innovative research and clinical therapeutics. SIU SOM is affiliated with Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital, serving the central and southern Illinois communities with a catchment area of over one million people. The incumbent will serve as a member of the inpatient stroke team at Memorial Medical Center and participate in neurology weekend call at both hospitals, Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital.
Highlights of the position and area include: Developing and maintaining a vascular neurology practice which includes tertiary activities in the treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of stroke patients. Work with other members of the stroke team in the development of a Comprehensive Stroke Center at Memorial Medical Center and tele-stroke program. Mentor medical students, residents and other house staff in the proper care of treating stroke patients. 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 and St. Louis.
Required Qualifications: Board eligible/board certified in Neurology and board eligible/board certified in vascular neurology; completion of one year of vascular neurology fellowship training required. Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Illinois.
Associate Professor requires at least 5 years of experience in academic stroke practice and appropriate academic, service and administrative accomplishment.
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SIU School of Medicine was established in 1970 with a mission to educate physicians for central and southern Illinois. We are a medical school with four areas of excellence: medical education, patient care, research and community service. SIU School of Medicine provides education to undergraduate medical students, medical and surgical residents, fellows, and physician assistant students.
Our clinical practice, SIU Medicine, includes a team of more than 250 health care professionals including university physicians and faculty members who are collectively dedicated to providing excellent medical care, advancement of care through research, and training the next generation of physicians. As the premier provider of health care services, SIU Medicine offers both primary care and specialized treatment services including preventative and diagnostic. SIU works in partnership with hospitals and clinics throughout central and southern Illinois to meet the health care needs of our communities.