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Assistant/Associate/Professor-Pediatrics (Allergy/Immunology)

Company: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Location: Peoria
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring Department: UICOMP-Pediatrics

Location: Peoria, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1021035

Posting Close Date: 12/7/2023

The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) is seeking board-certified or board-eligible pediatric allergy and immunology physicians to fill a full-time position in the Department of Pediatrics Division of Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine.

The ideal candidate will have completed 3 years of pediatric residency and 2 years fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. The candidate will be BC/BE in Pediatrics and Allergy/Immunology and will hold or must apply and obtain an Illinois physician's license. The position includes teaching medical students and residents in the department; provide in-patient and out-patient services for patients at OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, UICOMP's main clinical partner; the opportunity to develop research activities related to asthma, allergy and immunology; and perform other duties of a University faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development and administration.

Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system along with an excellent benefits package that includes vacation and sick time, CME, health & 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 OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois, a tertiary care facility serving a 37-county region with a population base of over two million. OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. OSF 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 OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois for seeding research funding, quality and outcomes focused academic work and innovation in health education.

About Peoria, Il

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 Sky Concert... 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.

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.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provide consultations, diagnostic and treatment services to children with allergy and immunology related conditions. Participate in enhancing the quality of allergy/immunology services delivered at Children's Hospital of Illinois and the UICOMP Department of Pediatrics.
Help to develop educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to pediatric allergy and immunology.
Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the Allergy/Immunology Service.

Minimum Qualifications

Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatrics
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Allergy/Immunology
3 Years Pediatric Residency
2 Years of fellowship in allergy and immunology
Eligible for medical licensure in Illinois

For fullest consideration, please submit your application by 10/2/223 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

Keywords: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria , Assistant/Associate/Professor-Pediatrics (Allergy/Immunology), Education / Teaching , Peoria, Illinois

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