Job Posting: Academic Chair

The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria seeks a Board Certified Emergency Physician to serve as the Academic Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine. This department was established in 2014. Under the leadership of their first chair, the department has strengthened the educational programs both UGME and GME. Emergency Medicine is a highly rated elective by the students considering a career in EM and is an active department in terms of scholarship and academic productivity.

The Academic Chair will work closely with the OSF elected Emergency Medicine Department Chair and the Medical Director of Emergency Services to provide oversight of the academic activities of the academic Department of Emergency Medicine. Certain responsibilities include: providing leadership in managing and implementation of departmental initiatives; enhancing the academic and education mission of the department; expanding the reputation of the department in area of scholarly activity and scholarship; and providing faculty development.

The qualified candidate will have an MD degree with board certification in Emergency Medicine and hold or be eligible for licensure in Emergency Medicine.

For fullest consideration please apply by March 1, 2021 at the following link:

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