The Department of Neurology, at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, is seeking a cerebrovascular neurologist for a full time faculty position. The position is available in either the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical X series at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.
UC Davis Medical Center is an advanced primary stroke center primed to become a comprehensive stroke center within the next year. There exists a neurology residency program, neurocritical care ICU, 24 hours/7 day coverage for neuro-endovascular procedures, neurovascular neurosurgery, RN stroke coordinator, and a well-established telestroke/ teleneurology network.
As a Level 1 Trauma Center UCDHS has the largest catchment area of the academic medical centers in California. UC Davis Medical Center and the Neurology and Neurosurgery department is nationally recognized for quality of patient care and provides clinical, academic, and research leadership in the region. There are highly active well-funded research programs and clinical trials in the cerebrovascular field in place.
RESPONSIBILITES: In both the Health Science Clinical Professor and Clinical X series, the faculty member will provide inpatient and outpatient clinical care; teach medical students, residents and fellows; and provide university/public service. For the Clinical X series, the ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research and a record of publication in peer reviewed journals is required. Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials is desirable.
The faculty member will be a key participant in helping to guide the stroke center to the next level.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2017. Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter with a summary of objectives and goals; 2) curriculum vita; 3) names of three references including addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses; and, 4) statement of contributions to diversity.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess an MD or DO degree, be board certified in Neurology by the ABPN, be board certified or board eligible in Vascular Neurology by the ABPN and have the ability to obtain a California medical license. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required. Most successful candidates will be board certified in both Vascular Neurology and board certified or eligible in Neurocritical Care. The level of appointment will be commensurate with credentials.
The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis conducts basic and clinical research on the nervous system and provides clinical care for people with neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, epilepsy, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, tremor, dystonia, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular conditions, headache, and sleep disorders.
Th...e department’s faculty includes leading neuroscientists, who work to expand our knowledge of nervous system function, as well as neurologists and psychologists who provide diagnosis and treatment for adults and children. The department offers cutting-edge diagnostic approaches, including advanced neuroimaging technologies, and access to trials of new medications and other therapeutic modalities. The department has an active residency program that enrolls 15 residents. The department also sponsors several post-doctoral fellowships in clinical neurophysiology, clinical neuropsychology, epilepsy, movement disorders, and neurodegeneration and aging.