The Neuromuscular Division in the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has an opening for a full-time Neuromuscular Specialist for a tenure accruing position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to join a dynamic multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists at one of the country's top-tier clinical, research, and teaching universities. The Department is one of the top ranked NIH-funded Medical School Departments of Neurology in the country with over 60 faculty within 11 divisions. The Department has an adult and a pediatric neurology residency program, as well as ACGME-accredited fellowship programs in many subspecialty areas. It is also a site for the NeuroNext Program and the University of Rochester has an active Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and outstanding BC/BE, fellowship-trained Neuromuscular Specialist, with a career interest to expand a multidisciplinary ALS/Motor neuron Disorders clinical and research program. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to develop an Experimental therapeutics or basic research program in ALS/Neuromuscular Disorders, and care for patients in the outpatient neuromuscular Disorders/MDA clinic and inpatient neurology/neuromuscular consultation service, with opportunities to perform electromyography.
The Neuromuscular Disease Center is one of the leading Neuromuscular Disease Centers in the country, with rich expertise in clinical care, teaching and research across a range of neuromuscular disorders, clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular pathology, experimental therapeutics and basic and translational research in neuromuscular disorders.
The Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disease Center at the University of Rochester represent a talented team of neurologists, scientists, nurse practitioners, therapists, nurses, technicians, research coordinators, trainees, and staff who are singularly focused on making a difference in the lives of people with neurological and disabling conditions. We are a committed group of over 100 faculty who routinely rank nationally as a US News and World Report Best Hospitals, and as one of the top Departments of Neurology in NIH funding.
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