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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Pediatrics Neurology

companyUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
locationWashington, DC 20037, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/25/2023

Hiring Department: UICOMP-Pediatrics

Location:  Peoria, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1012214

Posting Close Date: 8/18/2023

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) seeks Pediatric Neurology physicians for multiple positions at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor/Physician Surgeon of Pediatrics or of Clinical Pediatrics to enhance a growing division. The positions require 2 years of Pediatrics Residency and 3 years of Neurology Fellowship and can be tenure or non-tenure. Candidates must be BC/BE in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology and will hold or be eligible for an Illinois physician's license.

The ideal Child Neurology candidate will be BC/BE in Pediatrics or in Neurology with a Pediatric Neurology concentration and will hold or have applied for an Illinois physician's license.  The position includes patient care services, teaching medical students and residents, and opportunities to pursue research.

Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system and an excellent benefits package available including vacations, sick time, CME, health and life insurance and retirement plan.

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 124 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.

About Peoria, Illinois

The oldest community 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 Skyconcert... a 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.

Naturally, we are proud to be the site of the U.S. headquarters for Caterpillar, Inc., but 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.

Job Duties

  • Provide acute and ongoing consultative care to children with neurologic problems in the hospital and outpatient setting.
  • Participate in educational and training programs for medical students and residents of the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Participate in collaborative research activities of the Division and Department.
  • Perform other duties of a university faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development and student counseling.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD/DO or foreign equivalent.
  • Eligible for licensure in Illinois.
  • 2 years of Pediatrics Residency and 3 years Neurology Fellowship.
  • BC/BE in Pediatrics or Neurology with a concentration in Pediatrics.

For fullest consideration please submit your application by 6/9/2023 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 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.

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.

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