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Division Head, Pediatric Transplant Surgery

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Division Head, Pediatric Transplant Surgery


Job ID: 49261

Location: Chicago, Illinois


The Division of Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Department of Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seek a full-non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor Level.


Candidates must have demonstrated leadership experience, strong clinical and interpersonal skills and superb emotional intelligence. As the Division Head, this position will provide leadership and programmatic growth for our abdominal transplant programs, including pediatric kidney, liver, and intestinal transplant as well as hepatobiliary surgical services, including being the Surgical Director for the hospital’s Transplant Center. They will work collaboratively with appropriate peer leaders and the Surgeon-in-Chief to plan, implement, evaluate and improve programs within the division. This individual will oversee quality improvement and related initiatives to ensure the professional aspects of regulatory compliance and work closely with our academic affiliate at the Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. The Division of Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is part of the Siragusa Transplant Center, and provides liver, kidney, and intestinal transplant.


Our programs are the largest in Illinois and among the leaders in pediatric transplant in the nation. In addition, the division provides the most complex pediatric hepatobiliary surgical options, including congenital portosystemic shunt ligation, Meso-Rex bypass, hepatic resections, and more. Qualified candidates will be fellowship trained in transplant surgery, and preferably pediatric surgery. Special interest and experience in intestinal transplant and intestinal rehabilitation is preferred. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated scholarly activity in the are of clinical or basic science research and a strong commitment to education and training.


The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled. When applying, please upload a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position. Please include your ORCID iD in your CV. Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page: Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below). Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted. All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the “Submit” button. Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.



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