Department Neurology - 411801
Posting Open Date 02/03/2021
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
Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2021
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
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
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
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
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the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice
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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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