The University of Chicago’s Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, seeks to appoint a Medical Education Scholar who will work closely with administrations for both our EM Residency program and our medical clerkships to gain experience in 1) teaching methodologies and evaluation, 2) curriculum design and assessment, 3) scholarship in medical education, and 4) medical school clerkship and residency program administration, while working clinically as an attending in our emergency department at a reduced effort.   Appointment will be as a Clinical Associate at 100% effort for a two-year term.  We especially welcome applicants with an interest in medical education, and who have an interest in becoming a Residency Program Director or a related educational leadership role.  Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent on qualifications.  The University of Chicago Medicine is an Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, a receiving hospital for STEMI, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, a Burn Center, and a Chicago South EMS regional resource hospital. The Adult ED has an annual volume of 75,000 patients per year.

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, 3) be Board certified or eligible in Emergency Medicine, and 4) have completed an ACGME-approved residency or equivalent. 

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: CV, cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.


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