The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Neurology seeks a clinician-scientist neurologist, full-time at the Assistant Professor level.
The faculty member in the Department of Neurology will have clinical, teaching, and administrative duties. The clinical duties will include both work in the faculty practice and attending on the inpatient and consultative services at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Clinical activities will involve trainees and in addition, the incumbent will participate in department organized teaching activities in the first two years of the medical school and in other areas as requested by the department chair. The administrative duties will consist of participation in departmental and school committees as requested by the department chair. The research duties will include participation in ongoing clinical trials in the University Maryland Center for Multiple Sclerosis and seeking research funding for their independent research program through the School of Medicine.
Walter Royal, III, MD Professor of Neurology Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Director, Maryland Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research Associate Director for Research, VA Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence-East Tel 410-328-5605 Fax 410-328-5425 E: mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are interested in an entry level M.D.-Ph.D. translational clinician scientist with expertise in neuro-inflammation, multiple sclerosis, and autoantibody encephalitides to fill an Assistant Professor, tenure track position. Specifically, we are seeking someone with clinical neurology residency training who is board certified in Neurology and who has completed a clinical fellowship in multiple sclerosis/demyelinating disease and a basic science research post-doctoral fellowship training investigating basic mechanisms of neuro-inflammation. The interested applicant should have facility with all treatment modalities for multiple sclerosis as well as other neuro-inflammatory conditions such as neurosarcoidosis, and the neurological manifestations of HIV. The applicant should have publications in high impact, peer-reviewed journals, and have training in molecular and cellular neurobiology. Particular attention will be given to those applicants who specialize in basic research into mechanisms of cognitive disability and epilepsy in patients with autoimmune and paraneoplastic encephalitides. Emphasis on signal transduction mechanisms and electrophysiological analyses is considered highly desirable. It will be expected that the faculty member will pursue and sustain a portfolio of NIH funded research projects.
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Organization: SOM Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Sep 27, 2016
Internal Number: 37100
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