Requisition ID: P01443673
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
Postdoctoral Physician Fellowship Positions in Multiple Sclerosis
MS Comprehensive Care Center and Research Group
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Physician Fellowships are available in the MS Comprehensive Care Center and Research Group (USC MS Center) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. The fellowship program provides one to two years of advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with MS and related autoimmune or inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system. Opportunities for involvement in clinical and translational research are available, including but not restricted to clinical trial participation, MS epidemiology, neuroimaging, and basic science.
Training will be conducted by the MS Division in the USC Department of Neurology, under the Direction of Dr. Daniel Pelletier including private MS clinics and MS clinics associated with Los Angeles County + University of Southern California (LAC+USC) Medical Center. The diversity of the patient population in the greater Los Angeles area offers unique opportunities to provide state of the art clinical care in a multidisciplinary, team-based program. Fellows will share the primary mission of the USC MS Center, which is to provide state of the art care to all MS patients, to gain a better understanding of clinical disease characteristics and pathogenesis and contribute to the development of new, innovative and more effective treatment strategies.
Eligible applicants must hold an MD or DO degree (or equivalent) and have successfully completed a residency program in neurology or pediatric neurology in the United States. Preference is for candidates licensed to practice medicine in the state of California.
Interested and motivated candidates should submit a CV, a one-page personal statement describing clinical and research interests and career goals, and at least 3 letters of recommendation. These should be addressed to the attention of the Director of the Fellowship Program and emailed to Pat Gutierrez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.