The Rush Institute for Health Aging at Rush University Medical Center invites applications from candidates for faculty positions as assistant professor. The successful candidate will contribute to an expanding and vibrant research portfolio at the Institute around community epidemiology. Areas of interest include nutritional epidemiology, neuropsychology, physical activity, metabolomics, genetics, and prevention trials. The successful candidates will facilitate ongoing projects in both large epidemiologic studies and randomized prevention trials. They will be expected to establish independent research careers.
Research experience and relevant publications highly desired. Candidates should preferably hold a doctoral degree in epidemiology, psychology, kinesiology, or medicine. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.
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One of the nation’s leading academic systems for health.Rush University System for Health brings together some of the brightest minds in medicine, research and academics. Rush ranked No. 2 in the nation among leading academic medical centers in a study conducted by Vizient, a health care services company.We’ve been named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, and Rush is ranked among the top 50 hospitals in five specialties — with two in the top 10 — in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Hospitals rankings.At Rush, physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, allied health clinicians and researchers enjoy a team-based culture that leverages their collective expertise and is driven by discovery and excellence.We’re shaping the future of health care by making it more personal, accessible and transparent, while also inspiring and empowering the next generation of health care providers.