Psychosocial Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chicago

Rush University Medical Center
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Facility: Rush University Medical Center 
Address: 1653 W. Congress Parkway 
Chicago, IL 60612 
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Specialty: Oncology
Psychiatry : Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Postdoctoral Fellowship
Psychosocial Oncology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL 

The Department of Behavioral Sciences and Rush Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center are seeking applicants for a Psychosocial Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship. This is an exciting two-year opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience with a multidisciplinary team at a major academic medical center, and to develop related research expertise. The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in psycho-oncology or working with patients with serious physical illness.  Candidates should also have a strong research background and some publications, be knowledgeable in advanced statistics, and will be interested in establishing a scientist-practitioner career. The Psychosocial Oncology and Integrative Medicine Section is a key section of the Department of Behavioral Sciences with growth potential, based near downtown Chicago. Salary is competitive and includes benefits. APA approved Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology required.

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 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals" 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.

Interested applicants should submit CV, cover letter and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Maggie McGauley
Senior Faculty Recruiter
Maggie_McGauley@Rush.edu

Rush is an equal opportunity employer

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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.

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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Contact: Maggie McGauley 
Phone: 312-563-0005
Fax: 312-942-7378 
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