Behavioral Neurologist

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

November 10, 2021

Description

Posting Information Department Neurology - 411801

Posting Open Date 02/03/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Behavioral Neurologist Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0003421 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week FTE Position Location Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Proposed Start Date 07/01/2021

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

Position Summary

The Department of Neurology at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, seeks a full-time, Behavioral Neurologist on the fixed- term track, to join our expanding Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Division. The position can be at assistant, associate or full professor rank depending on experience and eligibility. This academic appointment requires providing tertiary clinical services, participating in clinical research activities, and teaching residents, fellows, and medical students the principles of cognitive and behavioral neurology.

The primary responsibilities will include evaluating and managing patients across the spectrum of neurocognitive disorders in the UNC Memory Disorders Clinic. Clinical responsibilities will also include rotations on the Neurology Consult service. Our expanding Division includes three (3) neurologists, 2 APPs, and dedicated nursing and psychometry support. Social work support is anticipated starting summer 2021.

A wealth of research opportunities are provided by established programs in NIH-sponsored research consortia participation involving Dementia with Lewy bodies and Frontotemporal Degeneration. The division has also been designated a Research Center of Excellence by the Lewy Body Dementia Association. An expanding portfolio of clinical trial opportunities in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, several collaborations with a robust and research-intensive Division of Geriatrics, and access to state-of-the-art neuroimaging facilities, including a 7T MRI scanner and hybrid PET-MRI scanner are other potential research avenues. A newly created North Carolina Brain Health Registry in conjunction with Duke University, Wake Forest University, and other academic centers also offers a state-wide research network ready-made for potential collaboration. Dedicated teaching at all levels is required, including medical students, residents, and fellows through lectures, seminars, conferences, and grand rounds. Participation in clinical research and extramural scholarly activities in the form of publications and service to professional organizations is also expected.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Candidate should possess an M.D. or equivalent degree and have completed both a Neurology residency and a Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, Geriatric Neurology, or equivalent fellowship.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

A sub-specialty research interest is highly desirable. The candidate should be licensed or eligible for medical licensure in North Carolina.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities Special Instructions

Please apply online at: https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/187897, and attach CV, cover letter, and the names and email addresses of three (3) references. Materials should be addressed to: Chair of Department of Neurology, Gwenn Garden, MD, PhD, and Andrea Bozoki, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 170 Manning Drive, CB 7025, Chapel Hill, NC 27599.

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/187897

Department Contact Name and Title Le'Quisha Person, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email lequishaperson@med.unc.edu Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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