Assistant, Associate, or Professor – Tenured Track/Non-Tenure (Center for Global Health)
The University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Global Health seeks a career clinician scientist with research that is linked to health equity; is working to improve the health of those who are at an economic, social or environmental disadvantage and is dedicated to eliminating disparities and social determinants of health, including especially in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
A successful candidate will be expected to transfer, sustain and grow a competitively-funded research program in health equity research, including global health. We are looking for an innovative leader to integrate emergency/preventive/chronic care strategies for NCD’s in new ways that improve community population health and resiliency in low resource context and low-and middle-income countries. In particular, novel programs and strategies should address risk factors and determinants of health that most affect emergency cardiovascular outcomes (heart attack, stroke, cardiac arrest, asthma, sickle cell etc.) along with community prevention and/or population health.
Applicants will have an MD and/or PhD and be an established investigator with a track record of active funding and be board-eligible or board-certified and licensed in the State of Illinois. He/She will have an appointment in a Department and Center for Global Health in the College of Medicine.
The collective of UIC and UI Health bring together a vibrant workforce focused on transforming healthcare delivery models that address inequalities by improving individual health, population health and improving access to both community-based preventive care and disease treatment.
Research expectations: The candidate will pursue clinical and/or translational research broadly with a focus on health equity.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Science System (UI Health) are one of the nation’s most dynamic, diverse, and progressive enterprises of higher education and health affairs. We are growing our research and education programs to address health disparities in vulnerable and socially disadvantaged populations.
UIC includes seven health science colleges including regional campuses in Peoria, Rockford and Urbana. UI Health comprises a 465- bed tertiary care hospital, 22 outpatient clinics and 12 Federally Qualified Health center sites; it prides itself on its commitment to address health equity challenges common to large, urban settings through innovations that improve inter-disciplinary health system function as well as community health prevention.
Our faculty are committed to excellence in quality of care, efficiency of delivery, continuous process improvement and education. The University of Illinois College of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in the country with a diverse student body of over 1300 students from a wide variety of cultural and economic backgrounds. We offer an unprecedented opportunity for multi-disciplinary care.
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 conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
For fullest consideration please submit your CV’s through the UIC job board at: http://jobs.uic.edu/job-board?start=1&per=5000 by March 10, 2019.
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Internal Number: Job ID'S 109391 &109685
About University of Illinois Center for Global Health
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Science System (UI Health) – one of the nation’s most dynamic, diverse, and progressive enterprises of higher education and health affairs – is growing its Emergency Department and research programs to address health disparities and improve the health of the people of Illinois.