Director of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Chicago, Illinois (US)
Competitive salary and benefits
Mar 09, 2018
Apr 27, 2018

Director of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

The Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy in the Department of Medicine at Rush University / Rush University Cancer Center in Chicago, IL is recruiting a Director of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at the assistant, associate or professor level.  The successful candidate will possess professional qualifications that include: Oncology or Hematology/Oncology training with board certification, MD or MD/PhD (or equivalent), and have experience in clinical and translational research.  In addition, the successful candidate is a creative leader with a strong record of collaborative leadership and commitment to academic excellence.   Some administrative experience is preferred.  The predominant criteria for all appointments are a major commitment to research, teaching, and patient satisfaction, excellence in clinical care, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service - appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Rush University Medical Center is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 8 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospital's" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2017. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status – the highest honor in nursing – and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation. Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics. Rush is located short distances from two other universities, two other medical centers, transportation centers, sports facilities, and residential/shopping neighborhoods.

Rush University Cancer Center comprises all of the cancer-related clinical, research and educational efforts at Rush, crossing 20 departments, divisions and sections; inpatient and outpatient areas; professional clinical activities; and the colleges of Rush University.  Faculty participates in teaching and mentoring residents, fellows and postdoctoral candidates.

Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to:
Timothy M. Kuzel MD, FACP
Chief, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy
Professor of Medicine
Rush University Medical Center

 via email to Rose Sprinkle, Manager, Faculty Recruitment at

Rush University Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer