The Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City is seeking an Allergy Physician with specific interest and research experience in allergies and sensitivities related to food. The preferred candidate will have five (5) years of experience and a track record of extramural federal funding. Candidates must be Board certified or Board eligible in Allergy/Immunology.
The primary responsibilities of this position are to design, supervise, conduct and participate in collaborative research in food allergies and sensitivities; seek and secure grant support; write / publish articles in peer-review journals; and present at national meetings. Involvement with industry-sponsored research is anticipated. Interdisciplinary efforts are expected with other Children's Mercy faculty and other divisions is expected and encouraged. There will be a percentage of clinical responsibilities as well.
Our clinical team is comprised of eleven physicians, four fellows-in-training, three nurse practitioners, and a large ancillary staff who provide high-quality care to our patients, offer excellent education to our residents and fellows, and advance our understanding of allergic and immunologic disorders through research.
The Division fosters a collaborative research environment characterized by projects that span multiple subspecialties and range in scope from basic to clinical and applied research. Members of our faculty possess a broad range of expertise from basic immunology to clinical trials and epidemiology and are recipients of extramural research funding from the NIH, the EPA, and HUD. The section also has an active clinical pharmacology research program and participates in industry sponsored clinical trials from Phase I through Phase IV.
Children's Mercy is one of the nations' top pediatric medical centers. The 354-bed hospital provides care for children from birth through the age of 21 and has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals." It has achieved Magnet nursing designation 3 consecutive terms, an honor awarded to fewer than seven percent of all hospitals nationally. The faculty of 600 pediatricians and researchers across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. There are more than 20 fellowship programs within the departments of pediatrics, surgery, radiology, dentistry, anesthesiology, and pathology. Children's Mercy is affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and is currently working with the University of Kansas Hospital to develop an integrated pediatric department.