Southern Illinois University School of Medicine/Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a Chief of Infectious Diseases to serve as Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Infectious Diseases. This is an excellent opportunity to join an already well established and reputable program made up of 4 stellar Infectious Diseases physicians.  The division has an Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program and is actively running clinical and basic science research with clinical researchers and active research labs. Clinical service includes inpatient consultative service and an outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic. 
The Department of Internal Medicine is committed to the mission of the School of Medicine to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community. Memorial Medical Center is a 500-bed community hospital that serves the community and is a teaching site for SIU SOM.  In May 2015, Memorial Medical Center opened the new Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, expanding SIU’s vision to be a national leader for excellence in healthcare learning through skills training and simulation labs.   
Highlights of the position include:
  • Perfect opportunity for an entrepreneurial physician to take over an already stellar established program and lead the charge for growth into the future.
  • Collaboration with faculty nationally recognized for innovative medical education, cutting-edge research and quality healthcare. 
  • Teaching, mentoring and providing training for medical students and residents.
  • A highly competitive salary, excellent benefits package and University funded malpractice plan.
  • Great work/life balance in Springfield, IL, a “Top Places to Live” community.
  • Family-oriented neighborhoods, excellent schools, affordable housing and abundance of cultural and recreational activities.
  • Easy access to metropolitan amenities in Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.
Must have an MD or DO degree and be board eligible/board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Minimum 4-5 years of leadership experience in an academic setting.   Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Illinois.
For more information about this position, please contact:
Matt Jordan  
Senior Search Consultant
Direct: 314.299.7222
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer