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  Neurologist - Yale School of Medicine

Posted on September 29, 2022

The Department of Neurology at Yale University seeks a neurologist with fellowship training in Movement Disorders to join the Division at the rank level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology.

With a strong foundation of clinical and research excellence, the Yale Movement Disorders Center is a comprehensive clinical program that delivers integrated care across the continuum of all movement disorders with seamless integration of research programs and education of our trainees. With the development of the new Comprehensive Care Center for Parkinson Disease, clinical, research, and educational programs will expand to its highest level with state-of-the-art, individualized care for every patient in a multidisciplinary model. This offers applicants an exciting opportunity for individual programmatic development and goal discovery across varied academic interests.

Applicants should have clinical expertise in the recognition, diagnosis and comprehensive management of patients across the full spectrum of all movement disorders. In addition to conservative approaches and medication management, applicants should be well trained in chemodenervation of movement disorders and spasticity, and in deep brain stimulation candidacy and programming. As an academic institution, education of fellows, residents, and medical students, as well as participation in clinical research is anticipated. We seek motivated Movement Disorders specialists pursuing career growth within their specific academic interests in a highly collaborative, supportive, and mentored environment. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent and be board certified/board eligible in Neurology and have completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders. Further, applicants must meet the criteria for medical licensure in the State of Connecticut.

Please send a current CV, brief statement of interest, and three letters of recommendation to: apply.interfolio.com/113475

For more information, please feel free to reach out to Dr. Veronica Santini, Clinical Chief of the Movement Disorders Division (Heather.bode@yale.edu).

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Yale University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and members of minority groups.

  Director of Research for Movement Disorders - University of California San Diego

Posted on September 29, 2022

Director of Research for Movement Disorders Associate or Full Professor The Department of Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego

USCD (http://neurosciences.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seeks a translational or basic scientist to serve as Director of Research for the Movement Disorder Program.

The recruitment of a translational or basic scientist whose research program aligns with the goals and resources of the Parkinson and Other Movement Disorders Center will enhance the research aims of the center and foster the success of junior faculty with career development awards. The POMDC and fellowship program will benefit from a senior research leader in the field, with federal grants who will play an important role in teaching and research, while fostering the broader research mission of the POMDC. The successful candidate will serve as Research Director of the POMDC research program, will teach graduate students and research fellows/staff and provide mentorship to junior faculty. The successful candidate will interact with a wide range of translational and basic science programs at UCSD to enhance national recognition of the POMDC's research. Candidates must have a MD, MD/PhD or PhD in health related fields and have a record of extramural funded research in Parkinson's disease and/or related Movement Disorders. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

Apply: https://apptrkr.com/3473979 

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy

  Co-Director of Movement Disorders - University of California San Diego

Posted on September 29, 2022

Co-Director of Movement Disorders Associate or Full Professor The Department of Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego.

UCSD (http://neurosciences.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seeks a Neurologist to join our interdisciplinary group as Professor and Co- Director of the Parkinson and Other Movement Disorders Center.

The successful candidate will provide outpatient care, mentorship and teaching. The candidate will work in our hospitals/clinics and be encouraged to interact with a wide range of clinical, translational and basic science programs at UCSD. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the POMDC designation of Parkinson’s disease Center of Excellence by the Parkinson’s Foundation as well as the LBD Center of Excellence designation by the Lewy Body Dementia Association and CurePSP Center of Care. Candidates must have a MD or MD/PhD or equivalent in health related fields, have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California and must have completed fellowship training in Movement Disorders. Candidates must have experience in clinic care, clinical teaching and a record of funded research in Parkinson’s disease and/or related Movement Disorders. Candidates with clinical and translational research, administrative experience, record of educational missions in an academic medical center, academic accomplishments and experience as a physician- scientist with a national/international reputation are preferred.

Apply: https://apptrkr.com/3473947 

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

  Neurologist - Columbia University Medical Center

Posted on September 29, 2022

The Department of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center is seeking a full-time neurologist at the Assistant Professor level on tenure track for our Movement Disorders Division.

This position will support the clinical work in the division, as well as expand its research endeavors, including but not limited to precision movement disorders and genotype-phenotype correlation studies. The candidate will have broad clinical expertise in general movement disorders. Responsibilities include primarily outpatient but also inpatient clinical duties, along with teaching residents and fellows. Candidates should possess a demonstrated record as a clinician and should possess excellent patient care, teamwork, and interpersonal skills. Clinical and/or research interest priorities include parkinsonism, dystonia, genetics, neuromodulation, neuropathology, and clinical trials, as well as outreach activities and movement disorders disparity.

  Movement Disorders outpatient neurologist - Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Posted on September 21, 2022

Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina, is seeking a Movement Disorders outpatient neurologist to join their practice. The new movement specialist will join two existing movement disorder providers and will have the option to perform DBS programming.

Novant Health Neurology in Wilmington is home to 28 care providers, specializing in a wide variety of services including stroke, neuromuscular, epilepsy and seizures, headaches, movement disorders and intensive care. Novant Health physician clinics Novant Health medical group physician clinics include more than 1,800 physicians and over 600 clinic locations throughout North and South Carolina. Physicians and clinics provide primary, specialty and urgent medical care in local neighborhoods, communities and hospitals. Collectively, they work together to improve the practice of medicine. The clinics have converted to electronic medical record and provide their patients with MyChart, an online portal for easy access to medical information, test results, prescription reorders and communication with physician and clinic staff.

Medical Center Highlights

  • 800-Bed Hospital
  • Teaching hospital, regional referral center and UNC School of Medicine branch campus
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Listed on Forbes' Best Large Employers 2019 list
  • Catchment area of approximately 650,000
  • Largest major hospital servicing the 7-county region
  • ALS Clinic

Position Highlights

  • 100% Outpatient Clinic
  • Majority Movement Disorders volume
  • 8am-5:30pm Office Schedule, 4 days per week
  • Dedicated Neuroscience Hospital
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) programming experience welcomed
  • No Hospital Call
  • Join two established movement disorders providers

Wilmington, North Carolina is a beautiful southern port city located on the southern North Carolina coastline. The Wilmington area is teeming with restaurants, coffee shops, and outdoor recreational areas. Cultural cuisine is at the forefront of the Wilmington food scene with authentic restaurants for over 8 different cultures represented. Sometimes called the Hollywood of the East, Wilmington has a major production studio and its residents enjoy spotting celebrities around town when they are filming. With a dense suburban feel and beach community, the reasons to live and love Wilmington seem endless. Come and try a local favorite, the fried green tomato BLT, when you visit!

https://www.nhrmc.org/

  Movement Disorders Neurologist - Washington Regional’s Movement Disorders Clinic

Posted on September 9, 2022

Washington Regional’s Movement Disorders Clinic is seeking a BC/BE, fellowship trained, Movement Disorders Neurologist to provide compassionate evaluation and treatment of movement disorders. The ideal candidate will be committed to clinical excellence in the State’s #1 ranked hospital which offers full practice support with a large referral base from 200+ employed physicians and APPs.

This well-established and rapidly growing practice includes a highly respected team from a variety of related disciplines including fellowship-trained movement disorder neurologist, board certified neuropsychologist, geriatrics, social work, and nursing.

What you can expect:

  • Ability to practice board scope of movement disorder neurology
  • Competitive compensation based on national median data with wRVU productivity and quality incentives.  
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • As a nonprofit health care system, qualify for federal student loan forgiveness program
  • Close collaboration with WR JB Hunt Transport Services Neuroscience Institute which includes a team of Neurosurgeons, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Vascular Neurologists, Neurohospitalists, General Neurologists and Epileptologist.

About the area: In recent years, our community has been ranked among the nation’s most livable by Forbes, Kiplinger Report and Money Magazine. US News & World Report continues to rank Fayetteville as one of the Top 5 Best Places to Live in the United States. Northwest Arkansas features stately, tree-filled neighborhoods, some of the best schools in the state, the University of Arkansas, first-class performing arts center, live music venues, nationally recognized art museum, miles trails to enjoy. Majestic bluffs, lakes, rivers and rolling hills provide the perfect backdrop for participating in outdoor activities. Year after year, Northwest Arkansas residents consistently rank Washington Regional as the hospital of choice for quality, highly trained doctors, and care in a variety of specialty areas including stroke care, neurosciences, senior health, cardiology, orthopedics, and women’s services. Recently Washington Regional was again ranked #1 hospital in the state by US News & World Report.

For more information, please contact Joni Farmer, Director of Provider Integration, at jfarmer@wregional.com or 479-463-1066.

  Medical Director - Movement Disorders Neurology

Posted on September 9, 2022

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Medical Director – Movement Disorders Neurology Columbia, SC Prisma Health seeks a BC neurologist to serve as Medical Director of Movement Disorders Neurology. Ideal candidate will be fellowship trained and have experience in selection, monitoring, and follow-up of Deep Brain Stimulation patients.

Accountabilities:

  • Provide medical oversight, mentorship, and clinical guidance for movement disorders services.
  • Promote movement disorders services as appropriate.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in training and education for treatments.
  • Identify equipment and support needed to provide services; evaluate the economic viability of such services.
  • Meet and communicate regularly with stakeholders responsible for movement disorders services including the DBS program.
  • Work in partnership with the local Parkinson’s Disease chapter and towards a PD Center of Excellence.

Details:

  • Medical Director duties account for 12-15 hours weekly.
  • Neurology department supported by 16 faculty of various sub-specialties including stroke, epilepsy, headache, multiple sclerosis, sleep medicine and neuromuscular disorders
  • Accredited neurology residency as well as vascular neurology fellowship.
  • Neurosurgery department supported by 7 neurosurgeons with expertise in functional neurosurgery and Deep Brain Stimulator implantation.
  • Neuropsychologist support for presurgical assessment of DBS patients; support from physical and occupational therapists trained in LSVT.
  • Appointment as Assistant Professor or higher at University of South Carolina School of Medicine commensurate with experience.

Highlights:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid relocation and malpractice with tail
  • Professional allowance
  • Generous benefits
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million patients annually. Visit PrismaHealth.org for details. Columbia boasts an affordable cost of living, good schools, revitalized downtown, nationally ranked zoo, and cultural amenities. Outdoor activities are a premium due to its rivers, Lake Murray, and state and national parks.

Qualified candidates should submit CV to tina.owens@prismahealth.org.

  2 Faculty Positions - UCSF Dept. of Neurology

Posted on August 31, 2022

Faculty Positions | Division of Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation, UCSF Dept of Neurology

The Division of Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation in the Department of Neurology is recruiting two faculty members for appointment to the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor ranks of the Adjunct, HS Clinical, Clinical X, or In Residence faculty series.

Qualified candidates must possess a medical degree and California medical license, Board certification or eligibility in Neurology, and completed fellowship training in Movement Disorders by the time of appointment. Candidate’s CV and/or cover letter must list qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.

The Division seeks two candidates who will perform a primary clinical and educational role in the Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation Division in the Department of Neurology at UCSF. There may also be opportunities to perform clinical work and provide education to Movement Disorder clinical fellows at the Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). Clinical responsibilities will include comprehensive care of movement disorder patients including medical and surgical evaluation and management, chemodenervation, and deep brain stimulation (DBS) programming. Educational activities will involve clinical and didactic teaching of fellows, as well as neurology residents and medical students. There are also opportunities for participation in clinical research.

Applicants must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04023, with a cover letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references that we may contact directly. Applications received outside the online process cannot be considered.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

  Parkinson and Movement Disorders Division Director - LSU Health Shreveport

Posted on August 31, 2022

The Department of Neurology at LSU Health Shreveport in Shreveport, Louisiana, seeks a BC/BE Neurologist with fellowship training in Movement Disorders for a full-time faculty position at an academic rank determined by the level of experience and qualifications.

The position comes with an attractive compensation package with a guaranteed base salary and supplemental pay determined by productivity and potential grants.

We are looking for a dynamic person to help to lead and further develop our Movement Disorders Center. We are looking to continue our efforts in the Movement Disorder field, including Parkinson’s disease outreach, a DBS and neuromodulation program, 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 in the near future.

The successful candidate is expected to have an active role in medical student and Neurology resident education as well as departmental activities including supervision in resident clinic and on the inpatient consultation service, grand rounds as well as didactic conferences. We are able to sponsor J-1 visas.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Letters of interest/CV should be directed to:
Dedrick Jordan, MD, PhD, MSQM, MBA,
Professor and Chair,
Department of Neurology, LSU Health Shreveport,
1501 Kings Hwy.,
P.O. Box 33932,
Shreveport, LA 71130 dedrick.jordan@lsuhs.edu

  Movement disorders neurologist - Norton Neuroscience Institute

Posted on August, 31, 2022

Norton Neuroscience Institute is seeking a fellowship-trained movement disorders neurologist to provide movement disorder services.

The ideal candidate will join a team with fellowship-trained movement disorder neurologists, fellowship-trained functional neurosurgeons, board-certified neuropsychologists, specialty-trained physical/occupational/speech therapists, advanced practice providers and a nurse navigator, practicing in a dedicated Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders center. Our movement disorders team has strong referral patterns from other Norton Neuroscience Institute neurologists, providers within Norton Medical Group and providers seeking tertiary expertise throughout the region.

About the Position

  • Ability to practice majority of movement disorder neurology
  • No mandatory system stroke call
  • Endowed chair opportunity available to support research focused on Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
  • Competitive compensation package, including sign-on bonus, relo assistance and a production bonus option. For candidates coming out of fellowship, up to $100,000 loan reimbursement, and as a nonprofit health care system, qualify for federal student loan forgiveness. For experienced candidates relocating into the market, a retention bonus of up to $60,000 is available
  • Close collaboration with Cressman Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Monthly multidisciplinary deep brain stimulation (DBS) conference to discuss surgical candidates
  • Opportunity to work with fellowship-trained functional neurosurgeons experienced in awake and asleep DBS surgery
  • Opportunity to participate in the annual Norton Neuroscience Institute Symposium, as well as other continuing medical education events
  • Weekly neuroscience clinical conference with neurosurgery and neurology providers
  • Research opportunities and support available through the Norton Healthcare Research Office

Why Norton Healthcare for your career?

  • Market share leader in the region
  • Physician-led Norton Medical Group provides full operational support
  • Epic electronic medical records system integrated into 100 percent of practices and hospitals
  • Strong support network of advanced practice providers, nurse navigators, educators and social workers
  • Leadership development opportunities through the Provider Leadership Academy

For more information please contact Angela Elliott, Sr. Physician Recruiter, at angela.elliott@nortonhealthcare.org or 859-613-1984

  Chair of the Clinical Neurosciences Department - Florida Atlantic University

Posted on August 25, 2022

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Clinical Neurosciences Department.

To apply, please click or follow this link: https://fau.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/FAU/job/Boca-Raton/Chair-of-the-Clinical-Neurosciences-Department_REQ12990

As Chair of the Clinical Neurosciences Department, this individual will set the standards of intellectual engagement and accomplishment for the department. The Chair will provide strategic leadership and vision to achieve excellence in all aspects of the academic mission. The Chair will work to assure faculty excellence through recruitment, faculty development, and evaluation of merit for promotion and tenure. Additionally, as the primary executive officer of the department, the Chair will work closely with the CFO on budget planning.

We seek candidates who are committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence.

Minimum Qualifications:

M.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of associate professor or higher. Applicants must have significant teaching experience and demonstrated teaching excellence. A Florida medical license or eligibility for Florida licensure and active or eligible for board certification in an appropriate specialty. Candidates with experience and a proven record of broad and progressive administrative leadership, new program development, budget and financial management skills, and an ability to effectively communicate and mentor faculty, students, and staff of all levels are preferred. Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

  Director of Clinical Operations - Duke University Medical Center

Posted on August 25, 2022

The Department of Neurology at Duke University Medical Center and the Division of Movement Disorders is seeking a senior level Clinician Educator to join our growing Movement Disorders program as the Director of Clinical Operations.

Our Division has nationally recognized programs in Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, dystonia and tremor as well as a robust surgical program and an Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Duke University Hospital and Duke University School of Medicine are consistently ranked near the top in the nation by US News and World Report. This is an exciting career opportunity to join a stellar Movement Disorders program and be engaged in clinical operations, clinical care, clinical research and teaching residents and fellows. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and potential. Duke offers competitive financial and benefits packages to recruit and retain stellar individuals.

Interested candidates should submit CV and Letter of Interest via https://pdc.dukehealth.org/physician-jobs

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

  Bench research physician-scientist - Duke University Medical Center

Posted on August 22, 2022

The Department of Neurology at Duke University Medical Center and the Division of Movement Disorders is 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.

Interested candidates should submit CV and Letter of Interest via https://pdc.dukehealth.org/physician-jobs

 

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

  Chair of the Clinical Neurosciences Department - Florida Atlantic University

Posted on August 22, 2022

The Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Clinical Neurosciences Department. As Chair of the Clinical Neurosciences Department, this individual will set the standards of intellectual engagement and accomplishment for the department. The Chair will provide strategic leadership and vision to achieve excellence in all aspects of the academic mission. The Chair will work to assure faculty excellence through recruitment, faculty development, and evaluation of merit for promotion and tenure. Additionally, as the primary executive officer of the department, the Chair will work closely with the CFO on budget planning.

We seek candidates who are committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence.

Minimum Qualifications: M.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of associate professor or higher. Applicants must have significant teaching experience and demonstrated teaching excellence. A Florida medical license or eligibility for Florida licensure and active or eligible for board certification in an appropriate specialty. Candidates with experience and a proven record of broad and progressive administrative leadership, new program development, budget and financial management skills, and an ability to effectively communicate and mentor faculty, students, and staff of all levels are preferred. Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

  Movement Disorders Physician/Specialist - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Posted on August 11, 2022

Movement Disorders The Department of Neurology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, located in Columbus, Ohio under the direction of Benjamin Segal, MD, Chair is recruiting a BC/BE, fellowship trained, Movement Disorders Physician/Specialist.

The Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center diagnoses and treats even the rarest movement disorders. Our multidisciplinary team collaborates to provide cutting-edge patient care while researching the latest treatments and discoveries. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Qualifications:

  • MD or DO
  • Successful completion of an accredited Neurology Residency Program
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neurology
  • Fellowship trained in Movement Disorders
  • Eligible for an Ohio Medical License

For consideration, please send CV along with a cover letter to: Natalie Kessinger | Physician Recruiter | Natalie.Kessinger@osumc.edu

  Academic movement disorders neurologist - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Posted on August 9, 2022

The Movement Disorders section of the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has an opening for an academic movement disorders neurologist who has completed (or will be completing this summer) a 2-year movement disorders fellowship.

We practice in a thriving North Texas community that has seen explosive growth in the past few years resulting in an increased demand for clinical care. In addition, we have recently fully funded the $1 billion O’Donnell Brain Institute under the direction of Dr. William Dauer, who is assisting with the recruitment to our institution a diverse group of basic science, translational, and clinical researchers in the field of neuroscience. The Movement Disorders Section has seen rapid expansion over the past two years, with addition of six new faculty, including three new clinician scientists (Dr. Elan Louis, Dr. Bill Dauer, and Dr. Vikram Shakkottai) who have expertise in essential tremor, dystonia, ataxia and other movement disorders, and three new research faculty (Dr. Marek Napierala, Dr. Jill Napierala, and Dr. Hirofumi Fujita) with interests in ataxias. As such, the Section, now numbering eleven, is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion and we are looking to expand further, particularly in the clinician and clinician-scientist areas. We are also allied with an expanding program in neuromodulation, with colleagues in neurosurgery and neuroradiology. New faculty in our department will have many advantages in developing an academic career including protected time to develop and pursue a research program and support from a biostatistician. We also have a robust departmental Faculty Development Program consisting of a didactic series on how to be successful in academics and a dedicated mentorship program provided by senior faculty members for each junior member; each faculty member is assigned a mentor.

Learn more and apply: https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/medical-school/departments/neurology/sections/movement-disorders.html

Contact: shilpa.chitnis@utsouthwestern.edu

 

Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position.  Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons.  Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.    

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

  Movement Disorder Neurologist - Indiana University Health

Posted on August 4, 2022

Indiana University Health is seeking a Movement Disorder Neurologist to join our growing team at the IU Health Neuroscience Center in Indianapolis, IN. The IU Health Neuroscience Center is designated as a Center for Care by the National Parkinson Foundation and a Center of Excellence by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

Position Details:

  • Practice in a large urban academic setting for the #1 ranked health system in the state
  • Referrals from the largest primary care and specialty care practices in Indiana
  • Join a large team of general and specialty Neurologists with advanced experts in Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease
  • Monday-Friday, night and weekend call (rotating)
  • Treatment of movement disorders; including essential tremor, Ataxia, Blepharospasm, Chorea, Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Gait disorders, Torticollis, and Tourette’s syndrome
  • Clinical research and on-going clinical trials for Movement Disorders

Qualifications:

  • Must be MD or DO
  • BC/BE in Neurology
  • Movement Disorder fellowship-trained in the United States
  • Academic productivity required
  • Ability to acquire Indiana license

To learn more, contact: Emily Davidson, BA, CPRP Senior Physician Recruiter Indiana University Health 317-734-8905 edavidson5@iuhealth.org

  Movement Disorders Faculty - University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois Hospital

Posted on July 28, 2022

The Department of Neurology at the  University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois Hospital are undergoing a major expansion in all areas of neurology including Movement Disorders. As part of this expansion, UIC is recruiting an additional faculty member with fellowship training in Movement Disorders.

  • The successful applicant should either have an established track record as a clinician-investigator or show exceptional promise for a career in academic neurology. Applicants will be expected to have strong interests in clinical research and/or teaching. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with an established multidisciplinary support team that treats a high volume of patients with both hyperkinetic and hypokinetic movement disorders.
  • The department is committed to providing the successful applicant with adequate resources, including laboratory start-up funds, where appropriate, to ensure career development.
  • Board-certification or board-eligibility in Neurology is required.

Interested parties should send letter of interest and CV to Neurology Department Head Jeffrey Loeb, MD PhD  c/o  David Katz at davkatz@uic.edu. Please call 312-355-1748 for additional information.

  Movement Disorders Faculty - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Posted on July 14, 2022

Department of Neurology Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is expanding on a range of existing neurological programs, which includes growth in our Movement Disorders program. Under the direction of the Department of Neurology leadership and Director of Movement Disorders program, this faculty member will participate in clinical and programmatic activities that support the movement disorders program, neurology clinic and medical center’s mission of quality patient care, research, teaching and community service.

Candidates should have an excellent reputation for teaching, research, and clinical activities. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with an established multidisciplinary support team and pursue research and teaching opportunities in a highly collaborative environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree from an accredited medical school
  • Board Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) or recognized equivalent
  • Unrestricted California license as Physician
  • Medical Center medical staff membership
  • Demonstrated competence in continuous quality improvement processes
  • Evidence of exceptional academic, clinical, and professional accomplishment
  • A track record of excellence in clinical research, teaching, patient care and administration

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the largest and fastest-growing nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses, and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing, and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex, and advanced illnesses. We are in a highly desirable location in the City of Los Angeles. Competitive salary, benefits and relocation support will be provided.

Interested candidates please submit the following to Dr. Michele Tagliati c/o AcademicRecruiting@cshs.org:

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter
  3. A diversity & inclusion statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less).

At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center we are proud of our diverse team and inclusive work environment. We are committed to recruiting, selecting and retaining an engaged workforce from many backgrounds, perspectives and experiences at all levels of the organization.

  Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder specialist - St Vincent Medical Center

Posted on July 26, 2022

The Neuroscience Service Line at St Vincent Medical Center in Toledo Ohio (Bon Secours Health Care System, the third largest catholic health care system with presence in 7 states) is seeking: Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder specialist. Candidates should be Board eligible/certified in general neurology with fellowship training in Parkinson's disease and movement disorder.

The neuroscience service line is very well supported by the administration with recent 14 million dollars remodeling and face lift with state-of-the-art equipment. The neurology department is growing at a very fast pace with neurologists from epilepsy, sleep medicine, neuromuscular, MS, neurocritical care, stroke and interventional neurology subspecialties. We have a neurology residency program with 4 residents per year (total of 16 residents, third class is graduating in 2023).

We are expanding and looking for movement disorder provider to build the program and take this well needed service to our system to the next level. We are offering an excellent very competitive salary and benefit package. Toledo (the glass city) is the fourth largest city in Ohio and the largest city in Northwest Ohio with close proximity to Detroit Airport (45 min Drive) for easy access and travel. It is great city to raise family with great suburbs and best school systems. It has many amenities with state-of-the-art museum, Zoo and sport activities with easy and quick access to the lake and Maumee Bay (30 min).

Interested candidates please email:
oozaidat@mercy.com
Osama O Zaidat, MD, MS, FAAN
Professor, NEOMED Neuroscience and Stroke Director
St Vincent Hospital, Toledo, Ohio
 

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  Pediatric Movement Disorders & Neurogenetics Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital

Posted on August 8, 2022

Pediatric Movement Disorders & Neurogenetics
Fellowship Location: Boston Children’s Hospital (primary affiliation) & Massachusetts General Hospital
Duration: 12-months (July 1st 2023 – June 30th 2024)
Prerequisites: Applicants must hold an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, must have completed a residency program in child neurology by July 2023, and must be eligible for a medical license in Massachusetts.
Clinical Training: The goal of this clinical training program is to provide fellows with the skills to become experts in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric movement disorders, with a particular focus on genetic movement disorders. The core component consists of evaluating patients in the Movement Disorders Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and select clinics at Massachusetts General Hospital. The program also includes training in neurogenetics, rare disease research, precision medicine approaches, and specialized techniques and procedures for movement disorders, such as deep brain stimulation and botulinum toxin injections.
Application: The application should consist of a cover letter, personal statement (1-page), curriculum vitae, list of publications, and two letters of recommendation. Copies of USMLE certification, ECFMG certification (if applicable) and visa status (if not a citizen / permanent resident of the U.S) should be provided.

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF to darius.ebrahimi-fakhari@childrens.harvard.edu by December 31, 2022.

  University of Calgary Movement Disorders Fellwoship

Posted on July 26, 2022

The University of Calgary Movement Disorders program (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) is recruiting for a 24 month clinical fellowship (start date July 2023) as part of the Edmond J. Safra Fellowship Class of 2025 through The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

The comprehensive program is comprised of 9 movement disorder neurologists, four neuropsychiatrists, two functional neurosurgeons as well as a psychologist, social worker and six subspecialty nurses among other allied health professionals. Fellows will be exposed to all aspects of movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Tourette and Pediatric Movement Disorders, Botulinum toxin injections, Device-aided therapies, Neurogenetics and Neuro-palliative care.

Fellows will be expected to become involved in clinical trials and research projects as well as present at weekly phenomenology rounds and monthly journal and academic rounds. Fellows will be offered an opportunity to access a wide array of academic expertise within the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Please refer to institutional PGME fellowship requirements for Canadian applicants and international applicants. Please contact fellowship director, Dr. Justyna Sarna  at justyna.sarna@ahs.ca.

  Movement Disorders Fellowship - The Queen's Medical Center

Posted on June 23, 2022

One open position for a clinical movement disorders fellowship, to start fall 2022 or early 2023.

The Queen's Medical Center is Hawaii's largest nonprofit hospital, founded in 1859, and is the major tertiary referral center for the state and the largest teaching hospital for the University of Hawai'i John A Burns School of Medicine. We are the largest DBS center in Hawaii and will be starting a MR guided focused ultrasound program in early 2023.

While this is a primarily clinical training fellowship, there are opportunities to engage in clinical/quality improvement research projects and engagement with our unique community in Hawai'i, including a chance to rotate in multiple locations across Oahu and the neighbor islands.

More information

Contact: mbruno@queens.org

 

  University of Rochester Movement Disorders Fellowship

The University of Rochester is home to a well-established movement disorders center, and offers a one- year clinical fellowship that can be extended to two years to include further clinical and/or research training. The fellowship strives to give participants a solid foundation in clinical movement disorders, while offering opportunities for research and academic development tailored to the individual fellow’s interests and career goals. Fellows actively participate in weekly didactics including journal clubs, video rounds, and guest lectures. 

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  Virginia Commonwealth University Division of Movement Disorders

The Virginia Commonwealth University Division of Movement Disorders offers a one- or two-year fellowship that provides clinical training in the diagnosis and management of movement disorders.

Fellows can expect in-depth exposure to a broad spectrum of common and rare movement disorders, involvement in clinical and translational research and electives tailored to their specific goals and interests. In addition, fellows will receive extensive training in deep brain stimulation and the application of botulinum neurotoxin injections for the treatment of movement disorders. One-year fellowships are primarily clinical, with some additional opportunities for research projects and clinical trial design. Two-year fellowships provide expanded time during the second year for pursuing more in-depth clinical training and/or research projects and research training to further develop fellows into clinician investigators.

Apply: https://neurology.vcu.edu/education/movement-disorders-fellowship/

If you have additional questions, please contact Christine.Rucker@vcuhealth.org.

  University of California Irvine in Southern California

The Parkinson's and movement disorders fellowship at University of California Irvine in Southern California, is a two years fellowship, with emphasis both in clinical and research activities. During the first year the fellow is expected to get more involved in the clinical aspects of the subspecialty, while during the second year is expected to have a heavier exposure to research. Our program includes 6 attending physicians and exposure to comprehensive care of Parkinson's and Movement Disorders patients including Deep Brain Stimulation, Levodopa Pump, Botulinum toxin, Neurophysiology of Movement, as well as exposure to different types of research activities including biomarkers in neurodegenerative disorders, and involvement in other research activities and projects available at University of California Irvine.

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  Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Neurorehabilitation Fellowship

The Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) is offering a new program - the first-ever fellowship in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Movement Disorders Neurorehabilitation, starting in July 2021. This one-year fellowship is dedicated to training physiatrists in the principles of neurorehabilitation as applied to PD and movement disorders. Shirley Ryan AbilityLab has been designated the “No. 1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America” by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991 and is an affiliate of Northwestern University. The fellowship program, directed by Dr. Jennifer Goldman, will provide an educational training experience incorporating didactics, clinical care management, scientific research, and mentorship opportunities. The clinical experience will encompass the continuum of rehabilitative care for individuals with PD and movement disorders and management across the disease spectrum. Rotations will occur at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab outpatient clinics, inpatient units, and Day Rehabilitation facilities and Northwestern Medicine Neurology/Movement Disorders clinics. The fellowship is designed to provide a comprehensive educational experience that will prepare the trainee with the evaluation and management skills needed to provide optimal care to patients with PD and movement disorders. Please contact us for further information.

Contact:
Jennifer G. Goldman, MD, MS
jgoldman02@sralab.org
312-238-1000

https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/pmr/education/fellows/parkinsons-rehabilitation/index.html

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  Jacques and Gloria Gossweiler Foundation Neurology Research Grant

Posted on August 8, 2022

JThe acques and Gloria Gossweiler Foundation offers a Neurology Research Grant to support high-quality research on non-pharmacological treatment of symptoms experienced by patients with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders performed in a research center in or related to Switzerland. The principal applicant must be in a position to carry out the research project under his own responsibility. The applicant must be able to show that he/she is employed at least 50% for the duration of the project at a research institution, with the necessary research infrastructure. 

The funding period is two years, with a possible extension up to a maximum of 4 years. It includes any support of the research project, with the exception of the applicant's own salary.

Application deadline: September 30, 2022.

The Neurology Scientific Advisory Board of JGGF is presided by Prof. Dr. med. Jean-Marc Burgunder. 

The application for funding has to meet to the formal requirements mentioned on https://jggf.ch/en/medical-research-en/neurology.

   Parkinson's Research Program (PRP) Grants

Posted on July 20, 2022

The Parkinson's Research Program (PRP) was initiated in Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) to provide support for high-impact Parkinson's research.

The FY22 PRP Funding Opportunities are:

  1. Early Investigator Research Award: $400,000
  2. Investigator-Initiated Research Award: $1,200,000
  3. Synergistic Idea Award: $3,000,000

Important Deadlines: Letters of Intent: August 16, 2022
Full Applications: September 1, 2022

More information about these CDMRP PRP funding opportunities can be found on the CDMRP website at: https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prp

  Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation grants

The Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation (PMDF) is awarding one or more small grants of $5,000 each for research into any aspect of Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders. Application requirements:

  • A 1-page summary of the proposed research written in language a layperson could understand, including brief background, significance, and qualifications of the investigative team (typeface: Times font 12 or similar size, 1-inch margins).
  • A proposal written in scientific language, such as that used in a journal article, 3 to 10 single-spaced pages (typeface: Times font 12 or similar size, 1-inch margins). Sections should include background and significance, specific aims, hypotheses, description of the proposed study methods, description of the research facilities, and budget for $5,000.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) of the primary investigator. If the primary investigator is a student, please send a CV for both the student and research supervisor. Please be sure that the CV contains current contact information.
  • Three relevant articles authored by the primary investigator or research supervisor. Grant requirements:
  • Money cannot be used to support travel, rent, or indirect costs.
  • Grantees will be required to submit two short, abstract-style progress reports in 2022.

Please e-mail completed application to Mary Ann Chapman (machapm@comcast.net).

  IETF grants: Etiology & pathogenesis of essential tremor

The IETF is requesting proposals for grants addressing the etiology and pathogenesis of essential tremor. Concise, clearly written proposals that are hypothesis-driven have the best chance of being funded. Download the Request for Applications guidelines to learn more.

Link:  https://essentialtremor.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/RFA-IETF-2022.pdf

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