The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine seeks a faculty member for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology effective immediately. In addition to patient care, resident, and medical student education, essential duties include establishing a strong liaison with community physicians and regional hospitals. In addition, the gynecologic oncologist will be expected to help develop and participate in an active research program encompassing basic, translational and/or clinical investigation. The faculty member will also play a crucial role in our newly established SIU Simmon's Cooper Cancer Institute where multi-disciplinary interactions are expected. A strong department of pathology is available and the radiation oncology division has long-standing favorable referral pattern in the area. The candidate must be board certified or eligible in obstetrics and gynecology as well as gynecologic oncology. The candidate should be eligible for a medical school faculty rank at Assistant, Associate or full Professor level, which will be dependent upon experience and track record. The goal is to develop a 3-4 person gynecologic oncology division with a regional referral base of over 5 million people in Central and Southern Illinois. Salary will be commensurate with experience and for a highly desirable candidate to be expected in the 90th percentile for a gynecologic oncology practice. Springfield, Illinois, is the state capital and offers a unique blend of quality and affordable housing, a wide range of cultural and entertainment opportunities, and an excellent educational environment with major universities. Applications will be handled in the utmost confidential manner and directly by the Department Chair.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to either:
Chairman, J. Ricardo Loret de Mola, M.D.
Laurent Brard, M.D., Ph.D
Assistant to the Chair/Department Administrator
Position provides administrative support to the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and oversees the operations of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, including its clinical and academic operations. The primary duties are to conduct daily administrative activities of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and to advise and assist the Chairman. Assistance will also be given to the Division Chiefs and their faculty.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration, or a related field; 3-5 years of administrative experience in a health or academic setting. Thorough knowledge of the principles and techniques of business and health administration.
Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills and highly developed skills in quantitative analysis and decision making are desirable.
Deadline to apply: 08/31/2012 or until filled
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume and names of at least 3 references to: