Laryngology – Director of the Voice, Airway, and Swallowing Program

Position: Laryngology – Director of the Voice, Airway, and Swallowing Program
Hiring Facility: Rush University Medical Center
Specialty: Laryngology

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications from laryngologists for the full-time position of Director of the Voice, Airway, and Swallowing Program to head the Division of Laryngology in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

The successful applicant must be board-certified or board-eligible in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and has completed a fellowship in Laryngology. The candidate will have an opportunity to build a robust clinical practice encompassing all aspects of laryngology, to teach residents, medical students, and speech language pathology students, and to develop a successful research program. The department has a satellite office in the city to foster partnership with the Lyric Opera, theater groups, and music schools. Rush is currently building a state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital in partnership with Select Medical at its main campus location.  Candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor are encouraged to apply for this position. 

The department has 17 faculty, 5 APPs, and 8 audiologists that provide comprehensive array of otolaryngology services at the main campus and four regional sites. The department is planning to add four new faculty over the next year and two additional regional sites with its ongoing clinical expansion. The program is currently ranked #34 on US News and World Report and is the highest ranked program in the state of Illinois.  

Rush University System for Health 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 includes 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. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center among the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs among the nation’s best, including top 10 national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, reflect the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient’s Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. All three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.

Interested candidates, please click send your CV and cover letter to:

Justyna M. Koscielniak
Recruiter, Faculty & Provider Recruitment