Close Date: 05/04/2020
The newly established Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (http://go.uic.edu/cdis) in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications and nominations for a tenure-eligible open-rank faculty position. 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 key strength of the Center is its active engagement with traditionally underserved populations designed to address diverse health disparities. The Center is part of a vibrant and growing Department of Medicine in the UIC College of Medicine with well-established research programs 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 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 and inclusion in teaching, mentorship, service and research are encouraged to apply. Applicants whose research in implementation science aligns with one or more of the nine divisions within the Department of Medicine are of particular interest: Academic Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; Nephrology; Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Hematology and Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Cardiology; Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism; Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy; Rheumatology. National and international recognition is expected for more senior-level applicants.
UIC is Chicago’s largest university and its only public Carnegie Research 1 institution. Ranked #8 on the “Best Values” list according to the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education rankings, UIC has more than 31,000 students, 9,700 faculty and staff, 15 colleges, and Illinois’ major public medical center. With more than $347 million in annual research expenditures, UIC ranks among the leading universities in federal research funding. UIC is known for its diverse student body. 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 2nd largest medical school in the country and has 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.
- 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=129466
Please include a cover letter addressing the job requirements, your experience with implementation science, the desired rank, a curriculum vitae, two representative publications, and contact details for three professional references. References will only be contacted with candidate permission.
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.