Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology)

Company/Institution: University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Department: Pediatrics
Location: Peoria, IL, USA
Degree Requirements: MD, DO, Board Eligible, Board Certified Salary: Not available
Job Type: Faculty Posted: August 17, 2023
Job Setting: Medical School Application Period: December 19, 2023-March 18, 2024

Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist and Physician Scientist with interest/expertise in lab work at Assistant/Associate/Professor of Pediatrics level. Duties & Responsibilities • The position includes care of inpatients and outpatients with a variety of pediatric hematologic and oncologic problems, including those followed in the St. Jude’s Midwest Affiliate. • Position includes dedicated time in the lab to conduct individual basic or translational research in pediatric oncology at University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria Campus. • See referral hematology/oncology consultations from throughout the Central Illinois Region. • Fully participate in teaching programs in hematology and oncology for undergraduate medical students and residents and participate in the undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs of the Department. • Organize and conduct bench and/or clinical research in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology. • Participate in cooperative research efforts and clinical trials research protocols at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee and the Children’s Oncology Group (COG). • Perform other duties of a University faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development, student counseling, and administration, as needed. Minimum Qualifications • Eligible for licensure in Illinois. • Board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology • 3 years of Pediatrics Residency and 3 years of Hematology/Oncology Fellowship • MD/DO or equivalent • Experience in basic/translational lab work. About University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria (UICOMP) Department of Pediatrics and OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois: UICOMP is one of the three regional campuses of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, one of the largest public medical schools in the country. UICOMP’s educational programs include 244 medical students and 300 residents/fellows in 21 different post graduate programs. The Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments at UICOMP. In collaboration with the OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, the Department has 19 divisions and over 145 faculty members providing general pediatrics and subspecialty services to the pediatric population in Central Illinois. About Children’s Hospital of Illinois The current research infrastructure within the Department includes office of research, a dedicated biostatistician and internal research funding mechanism to support our faculty. The primary teaching hospital of UICOMP is Children’s Hospital of Illinois, a tertiary care facility serving a 37-county region with a population base of over two million. Children’s Hospital of Illinois provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. Children’s Hospital of Illinois is a major medical facility with 136 beds and a 32-bed critical care unit and the only Level 1 trauma center in Illinois outside of Chicago. There are existing resources through UICOMP and Children’s Hospital of Illinois for seeding research funding, quality and outcomes focused academic work and innovation in health education. The Jump Trading Simulation Education Center, a state of the art simulation facility with over 40,000 square feet of space for faculty and other resources, is a joint venture between UICOMP and CHOI and is located on the OSF campus. Learners from the nearly twenty residency and fellowship programs, including pediatrics and medicine/pediatrics, and the four-year medical school train at CHOI and SFMC. About Peoria, Il One of the oldest communities in Illinois with a population of 112,936, Peoria is equal distance from Chicago and St. Louis. Here we have an enviable standard of living, exciting venues within a 15-20 minute drive from our homes, safe streets, quality and quantity shopping, our own symphony, our own ballet, Broadway Theater League, museums, art guilds, first-class medical facilities, the nation's oldest community theater and oldest Santa Claus parade. Our vibrant riverfront showcases a multitude of festivals and celebrations that light up the summer nights much like our extraordinary Fourth of July Sky Concert fireworks show that draws well over 100,000 annually. Citizens are flocking to live in the refurbished warehouses and lofts on Water Street that produce the perfect lifestyle for a 24/7 city. We have many global businesses that allow Peoria to play all over the world through their products and services. Peoria has begun to diversify its economy with infotech industries as well. Thus our business community attracts some of the brightest graduates throughout the nation. For fullest consideration, please submit your application by 1/16/2024 at: The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters at to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois encourages applications from individuals regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and Veteran or disability status. The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation at

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Debi Kupferschmid
530 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61637 USA

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