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Section Chief - Obstetric Anesthesia, Biological Sciences Division

The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
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The University of Chicago’s Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care is searching for a Section Chief of Obstetric Anesthesia and Clinical
Director of Labor and Delivery. The University of Chicago performs approximately 3,000 deliveries annually, most of which represent high-risk pregnancies. The appointee’s role will be to work with obstetric and nursing leaders to lead multidisciplinary clinical care efforts in the University of Chicago’s Family Birth Center. Other duties will include overseeing resident and fellow education and training, mentoring junior faculty, and continuing to build an active academic obstetric anesthesia division. We welcome applicants with clinical and academic leadership experience and fellowship or other expertise in obstetric anesthesia. Evidence of scholarship and professional accomplishment is strongly preferred. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology or foreign board equivalent.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago, Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/83185. Applicants must upload: CV and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-05-28

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Section Chief - Obstetric Anesthesia, Biological Sciences Division

The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

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