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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport

Posted July 20, 2021

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport seek applicants for a full-time BC/BE Neurologist with fellowship training in Movement Disorders for a faculty position at an academic rank determined by level of experience and qualifications.

The position comes with an attractive compensation package with guaranteed base salary as well as supplemental pay determined by productivity and potential grants. We are looking for a dynamic person to help in further development of our well-established Movement Disorders Center.

The present Director is scheduled to retire in 2020, and we are looking for a suitable replacement to continue our efforts in the Movement Disorder realm including an active Parkinson’s Disease outreach program, DBS surgery as well as the opportunity for collaborative translational research including clinical trials. It is our expectation that a Movement Disorders fellowship program can be established as well.

The successful candidate is expected to have an active role in medical student and Neurology resident education and to participate in the on-call schedule as well as departmental activities including supervision in resident clinics, grand rounds as well as didactic conferences. The applicant will work under the leadership of Roger Kelley, MD, Chair of Neurology at Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana.

Our health sciences center is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions and a robust research enterprise. More than 800 students are enrolled in the degree programs at any one time. Additionally, nearly 600 residents and fellows are trained each year. The facility is also home to the only Level I Trauma center in the surrounding region with a Thrombectomy Certified Stroke Center.

Highlights of the Position:

  • Collegial and multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses to collaborate on a customized plan of care for each patient.
  • Physician leadership and input at all levels of administration.

This position:

  • Combines teaching and patient care
  • Emphasizes teaching and provides vitally important leadership and guidance to medical students and residents

 

Contact: Carol Schwalke, carol.schwalke@ochsner.org

California State University Fullerton

Posted July 2, 2021

The Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin Fall 2022 in Neuromechanics, Biomechanics, Motor control, Neuroscience, or related disciplines.

This position is open to candidates with training in a variety of areas, but preference will be given to scholars whose training and work focuses on clinical populations with motor dysfunction. Primary teaching assignments will include both introductory and upper-level biomechanics and motor control courses (e.g., Principles of Human Movement, Human Motor Control and Learning, Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement, Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury, Motor Control and Movement Dysfunction, Advanced Study in Biomechanics).

California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution, and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Neuromechanics, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field by the time of appointment;
  • A strong foundation/training in Neuromechanics, Biomechanics research techniques, and Motor Control theories;
  • Demonstrated ability/potential to provide high-quality undergraduate and graduate education to a diverse student population, including first‐generation college students;
  • Record of scholarship in their respective area of specialization; and
  • A demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

Preferred Qualifications The Department is particularly interested in candidates with:

  • Experience working with clinical populations with motor dysfunction.
  • Familiarity/experience with high-impact teaching practices.

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Southern California Permanente Medical Group

Posted July 1, 2021

I am a PERMANENTE PHYSICIAN.

A dedicated doctor who believes in pursing dreams, creating hope, and driving progress.

While every physician at the Southern California Permanente Medical Group has their own personal and professional ambitions, they all share a common vision: to transform the practice of medicine. Every day, they work hand in hand—with each other and their patients—to achieve outcomes that elevate the level of care across our organization and, ultimately, our nation.

NEUROLOGIST
Full-time opportunity in Downey, California

We are open to headache medicine and movement disorders trained physicians.

SCPMG is an organization with strong values, which provides our physicians with the resources and support systems to ensure they can focus on practicing medicine, connecting with one another, and providing the best possible care to their patients. In Southern California, you'll enjoy amazing recreational activities, spectacular natural sceneries, and an exceptional climate.

SCPMG is proud to offer its physicians:

  • An organization that has served the communities of Southern California for more than 65 years
  • A physician-led practice that equally emphasizes professional autonomy and cross-specialty collaboration
  • Comprehensive administrative support
  • An environment that promotes excellent service to patients
  • A fully implemented electronic medical record system
  • An excellent salary, comprehensive benefits, and partnership eligibility after 3 years

For consideration or to apply, please visit our website at https://scpmgphysiciancareers.com/specialty/neurology/.
For questions or additional information, please contact Michelle Johnson at 866-432-1165 or Michelle.S1.Johnson@kp.org. We are an AAP/EEO employer.

The Answer to Health Care in America.

University of Colorado - School of Medicine - Department of Neurology

Posted June 16, 2021

The Department of Neurology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking to recruit a dynamic leader to serve as Associate Section Chief/Section Chief to expand its clinical and research programs within our Movement Disorders section. Rank will be determined based on qualifications, with the opportunity for academic promotion, which is determined on criteria of demonstrated excellence in the areas of education, research, clinical care, and community service. She/he will assume the Directorship as part of the Movement Disorders succession planning process. The position will be responsible for evolving and developing its programs, fostering a culture of excellence, and further enhance its national recognition and presence. We are seeking individuals who are collaborative, communicative, caring, organized, proactive, able to think critically, focused on quality, dedicated to personal growth, and highly motivated.

Email: neurology-hr@ucdenver.edu
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Duke Health

Duke Health Seeks Assistant or Associate Professor of Movement Disorders

Duke University School of Medicine and Department of Neurology are recruiting a bench research physician-scientist to join the Movement Disorders Division at the Assistant or Associate professor level. Qualified candidates will have an MD or MD/PhD, board certification in Neurology and fellowship training in Movement Disorders. Successful applicant will lead a cutting-edge research program with relevance to Movement Disorders at a basic or translational level, with a modest amount of clinical practice. Duke University Medical Center research labs, hospital/clinics and undergraduate campus are all connected in the center of campus (including Duke’s Neurosciences Building), creating an exceptional environment for research collaborations and activities. Secondary appointment within a specific basic science department will further enhance connections with the rich scientific community at Duke. The Triangle Area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, are consistently rated among the best areas in the country to live. With its array of lifestyle benefits including cost-of-living, easy access to both outdoor and urban activities, family-friendly activities, exceptional schools and universities and Research Triangle Park’s high-tech research and development center, Raleigh/Durham has something for everyone.

Email: Christy.gannon@duke.edu
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University of Minnesota Neuromodulation Research Center

Posted May 6, 2021

About the Department:

The Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota invites applications to fill a postdoctoral associate position in the Neuromodulation Research Center (NMRC), directed by Professor Jerrold Vitek, M.D. Ph.D. Candidates with a Ph.D., a M.D., or equivalent degree, with a record of outstanding training in biomedical engineering, systems neuroscience or related engineering/science field are encouraged to apply. The NMRC is an NIH-funded research program studying the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease, novel applications of deep brain stimulation technology to the treatment of neurological disease, the mechanisms of deep brain stimulation (DBS) and motor system neurophysiology. The NMRC is part of the University of Minnesota Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease.

*Qualifications

  • Strong quantitative background and signal processing expertise appropriate for analysis of neural activity
  • PhD in biomedical engineering, neuroscience or related engineering/science field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong record of presenting research results through publications and conference abstracts
  • Programming in MATLAB
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in animal handling and training
  • Expertise in the collection and analysis of single unit and LFPs
     

*About the Job

This position is focused on the analysis of large-scale neuronal populations, characterization of circuit connectivity in Parkinson's disease (PD), optimization of directional DBS, and development of closed-loop deep brain stimulation (DBS) approaches by using the MPTP non-human primate model of PD.

*Job Duties/Responsibilities:

85% Research duties: Data collection, analysis, method development, publication of results in manuscripts, proceedings, and conference abstracts 5% Career Development: Professional skills, leadership training, technical skills development 5% Outreach: Patient/community outreach, Industry Partnerships 5% Travel: Attending/presenting at local/national/international conferences

WCG Clinical/Medavante Prophase

Posted May 4, 2021

The Bi-lingual (Polish-English, French-English or Japanese-English) Principal Clinician IRev will review, score, and provide feedback to site raters regarding the administration of standardized structured and semi-structured diagnostic and severity assessments. Flexible hours and remote opportunities available.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate a patient’s current clinical condition and symptom severity.
  • Perform diagnostic assessments.
  • May also review, score, and provide feedback to site raters regarding the administration of standardized structured and semi-structured diagnostic and severity assessments as needed.
  • Conduct training for site raters.
  • Provide scoring for site assessments and review site scores.
  • Review site assessments for quality assurance.
  • Submit accurate review of site data utilizing standardized conventions.
  • Utilize technology required to review and score site assessments.
  • Work with the Site Services Team to schedule assessment reviews, submit appropriate review documentation and provide data clarification.
  • Follow Sponsor (protocol-specific) requirements and applicable Good Clinical Practices and internal SOPs.
  • May participate in Clinical and Team meetings.
  • Participate in on-going Clinician scoring exercises and training.
  • May assume primary responsibility for major research and other projects.
  • May participate in staff meetings.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with departmental and company communications to ensure one follows current policies, scale conventions, study procedures, and other pertinent information.
     

Education / Qualifications

  • Neurologists must have a board certification in Neurology and solid experience with the targeted patient population and respective standardized assessment tools (scales).
     

Experience / Skills

  • Fluent in Polish or French or Japanese in addition to English.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ clinical experience diagnosing and/or treating patients with movement disorders.
  • 2 or more years administering study relevant standardized assessment tools (UDPRS, UMSARS).
  • Ability to conduct reviews of rater severity and/or diagnostic sessions, providing feedback for quality control purposes.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of GCP guidelines.
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written.
  • Flexible hours and remote opportunities available.
  • Be able to reserve 8h/week for reviews.
     

Email: cbillmeier@wcgclinical.com

Website: https://medavante-prophase.com/clinician-services/#central-review

Carilion Clinic

Posted May 3, 2021

The Division of Neurology at Carilion Clinic is seeking a fellowship-trained movement disorders neurologist to join a growing, sub-specialized neurology group. Based in Roanoke, Virginia, Carilion Clinic is an award-winning, community-based, physician led network of seven hospitals, primary and specialty physicians practices, and is affiliate with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute (FBRI). We work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. Outpatient only or combination of inpatient and outpatient. 100% Movement Disorder for those that are interested. New Huntington Disease multidisciplinary clinic . For more information send CV to Kbfarrell@carilionclinic.org

AdvocateAurora Health

Posted April 30, 2021

Movement Disorders Neurologist for expanding practice at Aurora St. Luke’s in Milwaukee

Our practice is located at Aurora St. Luke, a 900+ bed teaching hospital and tertiary referral center:

  • Join a practicing movement disorders specialist and an NP as part of a multi specialty tertiary neurology site.
  • We offer awake and asleep DBS surgery and multidisciplinary conference evaluations. Comfort with DBS evaluation and programming is required.
  • Clinic set up for botulinum toxin injections with in-office EMG, DBS programming, DUOPA infusions, on/off video evaluations.
  • Bimonthly comprehensive Parkinson clinic provides interdisciplinary evaluations by physical therapy, cognitive evaluation, caregiver assessment and motor/nonmotor assessments.
  • Additional complementary services available system wide for movement disorders patients Inpatient hospital coverage for a general consultative service. No stroke call
  • Large referral network
  • Provide support for our stroke program, brain cancers, epilepsy, movement disorders and the full spectrum of neurological care
  • Experienced neurologists and graduating fellows welcome

 

Advocate Aurora Health

We are the 10th largest not-for-profit health care system in the country. We offer financial stability, supportive clinical and administrative leadership, and strong business systems to support your practice. We are nationally recognized for our expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics and we are engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies.

We Offer:

  • Guaranteed 2 yr salary with incentives
  • Sign-on bonus, relocation assistance, retirement package and paid malpractice
  • CME days plus generous allowance
  • We offer up to $125,000 in student loan forgiveness
  • H1 sponsorship is available

Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, you will find a metropolitan city offering a great quality of life, family friendly communities, cultural diversity and amenities, museums, public and private schools, professional sports, festivals, great dining with easy access to outdoor adventures and more! For more information please contact Rebecca.Bork@aah.org

University of Minnesota

Posted April 27, 2021

The Neuromodulation Research Center (NMRC) is accepting applications for multiple postdoctoral associates to join its team. Under the direction of Dr. Jerrold Vitek, NMRC brings together an interdisciplinary team of experts from neurology, neurosurgery, neuroscience, radiology, and engineering to advance neuromodulation therapies for movement disorders. In the heart of Minnesota’s ‘Medical Alley’ our NIH funded team fosters inventive, translational research aimed at training the next generation of researchers and clinicians and providing Minnesotans with world-class care.

We seek outstanding scientists interested in working in the following NIH funded research programs:

  • Basal Ganglia Cortical Coupling and Connectivity Changes in Parkinson’s Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation: This position is focused on the analysis of large-scale neuronal populations, characterization of circuit connectivity in Parkinson’s disease, optimization of directional DBS, and development of closed-loop deep brain stimulation (DBS) approaches for treatment of PD.
  • Optimizing coordinated reset deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease: Coordinated reset deep brain stimulation (CR DBS) is a novel DBS approach that has the potential to treat parkinsonian motor symptoms with significantly less stimulation compared to traditional DBS. This project is to optimize critical CR parameters, compare CR DBS in different targets, and understand the mechanism underlying its therapeutic effects.
     

The qualifications required for these positions are:

  • PhD in biomedical engineering, neuroscience or related engineering/science field
  • Experience conducting neurophysiology experiments in the human and/or animal models
  • Signal processing and data analysis
  • Programming in MATLAB
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Strong record of presenting research results through publications and conference abstracts
     

For more information please email Wyatt Doepke (doep0013@umn.edu) with your CV.

Banner Health

Posted April 16, 2021

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute – Lewy Body Disease Center is expanding, and we have an exciting position for a Director of Movement Disorders in Tucson, AZ. This exceptional individual will help lead our growing team and join a nationally renowned leader in dementia care, and research.

We are a destination center for patients and families in Arizona and the nation by providing the following:

  • The Lewy Body Disease Center will be part of the Toole Family Memory Center which offers complete medical, neurological, and neuropsychological evaluations
  • Unrivaled support services for patients and families to help identify, anticipate, and address both their medical and non-medical needs as fully as possible
  • Access to comprehensive information and resources
  • Medication and non-medication treatments for patients' cognitive and non-cognitive behavioral problems
  • One of the world's largest clinical trials programs, giving patients access to the most promising investigational treatments in research studies
  • Access to one of the world's leading brain imaging programs for the study of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
  • Specialized outreach programs for underserved and understudied minority communities
     

Requirements and responsibilities include:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology
  • Fellowship training in Movement Disorders or experience in Movement Disorders
  • Serve as ambassador to Lewy Body Association
  • Reach out to donors and apply for grants to fill our philanthropic goals
  • Educate the public and physicians with seminars and public outreach
  • Ability and desire to support a growing team and align with the needs of the program
  • Possess a demonstrated commitment to compassionate patient care and movement disorders clinical research
  • Outpatient only setting – volume is not dependent on RVU to allow enough time with your patients
  • Protected Clinical Research/Administration time
  • Work schedule: M-F | 8-5
  • Direct reports: 4-5 clinicians
     

Banner Health offers an industry-leading benefits package that provides security for you and your family. SUBMIT YOUR CV TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, TO: doctors@bannerhealth.com. For questions, please call Chanelle Kisting, Sourcing Strategist, at: (602) 747-6326. Visit our website at: www.bannerdocs.com Please, No Agency Solicitations! EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

Texas Health Resources

Posted on April 16, 2021

We are assisting a group in the addition of a Movement Disorders specialist to their prominent Neurology group in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Seeking MD or DO candidates who are board certified or board eligible with a desire to practice at our flagship facility in Fort Worth. Candidates must have a neurology residency and a fellowship in movement disorders is preferred. Competitive income guarantee will be provided by Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. For more details about the position, and about Texas Health Resources’ system of hospitals in North Texas, please visit our web site (www.TexasHealth.org/Physician-Jobs). You may also contact me directly by phone or email. Linda Hamar, Physician Recruiter (214) 345-4263 LindaHamar@TexasHealth.org

Vidant Health

Posted September 29, 2020

Vidant Medical Group, located in Greenville, NC, is seeking a B/C or B/E Movement Disorder Neurologist to join 4 Neurologists in a new outpatient neurology practice. Vidant Medical Center, a 974-bed level 1 trauma facility, serves as the regional leader for Neurosciences and is the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in eastern North Carolina. Vidant Health is a 9 hospital system serving 29 eastern NC counties and 1.4 million people. Greenville is located 80 miles west of the beautiful North Carolina coastline and 80 miles east of Raleigh.

Position Highlights include:

Employment by Vidant Medical Group

  • Monday – Friday schedule for outpatient, practice call only
  • Large referral network including over 100 Vidant Medical Group practices and 9 Vidant Health owned hospitals
  • Vidant Medical Center is home to a 24-bed NSICU and a large rehab center providing both inpatient and outpatient support to neurology patients
  • Strong investment in technology including Gamma Knife, NeuroBlate, and RAPID
  • Competitive Compensation and Comprehensive Benefit Package
     

About Us:

Widely recognized as the thriving cultural, educational, economic and medical hub of eastern North Carolina, Greenville is the 10th largest city in the state with a metropolitan population of nearly 100,000. Greenville is home to East Carolina University, the Brody School of Medicine, and Pitt Community College. Excellent affordability, convenient location and natural resources, combined with all of the amenities of a metropolitan university town, Greenville is the perfect place to live, work and play!

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CV for CONSIDERATION, TO: joann.barnhill@vidanthealth.com or call JoAnn at: (252) 227 - 3471. It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position. Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings. We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status.

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