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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics-Pulmonology

University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Peoria, Illinois
Start date
Dec 7, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Hiring Department: UICOMP-Pediatrics

Location:  Peoria, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1022474

Posting Close Date: 2/23/2024

The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) is seeking board-certified or board-eligible pediatric pulmonologists to fill a position in the Department of Pediatrics’ Pulmonology Division.

The ideal candidate will have an MD, DO, or equivalent degree, completed 3 years of pediatric residency/3 years pediatric pulmonology fellowship, be BC/BE in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology and will hold or have applied for an Illinois physician’s license.  The position includes teaching medical students and residents, scholarly activities and providing clinical services for outpatients and inpatient services for patients hospitalized at OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, UICOMP’s main clinical partner.  The pulmonary program includes a home ventilator program, accredited CF center, sleep medicine program, asthma clinics and general pulmonary clinics as well as bronchoscopy and PFTs.

Position Summary

Providing pediatric pulmonology care and instruction.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To be an active part of our existing pulmonary team.
  •  Professional components include clinical, educational and scholar activities.
  •  Provide care, diagnostic and treatment services to children with pulmonary conditions.
  •  To contribute to the educational programs and activities for medical students and residents in relation to pediatric pulmonology.
  •  Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the pulmonology service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD, DO, or equivalent degree
  • Eligible for medical licensure in Illinois
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology
  • 3 years Pediatric Residency/3 years Fellowship-Pediatric Pulmonology

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 Children’s Hospital of Illinois, a tertiary care facility serving a 37-county region with a population base of over two million. Children’s Hospital of Illinois provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. 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 Children’s Hospital of Illinois for seeding research funding, quality and outcomes focused academic work and innovation in health education. 

About Peoria, IL

One of the oldest communities 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 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.

For fullest consideration, please submit your application by 12/18/2023 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 harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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