Academic Physician in Palliative Medicine

University of Chicago Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

United States


The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, is searching for an assistant professor to join our Palliative Medicine Program. The appointee will have a mix of outpatient and inpatient clinical responsibilities, including embedded palliative medicine clinics in Oncology at our main campus, and at other Chicagoland locations.  They will also participate in leading Interdisciplinary Team Meetings with our local affiliate, Vitas Hospice, and perform home hospice visits.  Other duties will include the supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. We also welcome applicants with additional training in Geriatrics. Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) will be dependent upon qualifications. 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have an medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board Certified or Eligible in Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:  Applicants must upload: a CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.  

The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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