Chair of Neurology Opportunity at Award-Winning Academic Center in the South!

A highly-regarded academic medical center in the south is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Neurology. The Chair will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Department of Neurology’s involvement in the University as well as in the state and region. The ideal candidate will be a creative, innovative, and resourceful physician who will help further develop existing programs and identify potential opportunities for development.

The new physician will work as a part of a health system that is nationally recognized for providing high-quality care and for teaching and research. Faculty in Neurology work closely with colleagues in Neurosurgery to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with surgically treatable conditions such as ischemic stroke, aneurysms, vascular malformations, hemorrhages, epilepsy surgery and, deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease.

Preferred Qualifications include:
• A person of high integrity with a record of significant achievement in academic medicine
• Strong record of administration skills, including finance, strategic planning, policy and in managing political situations, practical administrative, fiscal and budgetary skills with fundraising experience
• A record of successful development of educational and training programs for students, residents and fellows
• Strong record of excellence in education, educational innovation and experience with faculty development and mentoring recognized investment in faculty development and mentoring
• Exceptional communication skills, track record as consensus builder and collaborator with ability to give direction and guidance
• Appreciation of the importance of alignment across entities (School of Medicine, Medical Group, and Hospitals) to achieve goal congruence for the clinical enterprise
• Focused strategy to grow and strengthen subspecialty areas
• Experience with a robust telemedicine program
• Motivated to pursue a level IV NAEC epilepsy center and continue to strengthen movement disorders and multiple sclerosis/neuro-immunology programs
• Strong research background with current extramural funding or a history of research productivity and past funding

Facilities and Equipment Highlights:
• Comprehensive Stroke Center
• 3 bi-plane suites
• New EMG equipment
• New Neuroscience Center clinic
• Two new outreach clinics – with new EMG and EEG equipment
• New infusion suite
• 18-bed Neuro-ICU, growing to 21
• 2-bed EMU; will grow to meet needs

Position Highlights
• Stroke or NCC background is ideal; but all sub-specialty interests are welcome
• Co-Director of Neurosciences available
• Flexible 50% clinical component
• Work with rotating medical students
• Opportunity to redefine the department and improve access to the clinic
• Highly supportive administration
• 1 week/month inpatient call
• Dedicated research time available
• Financial support available for startup research projects
• Staffing support available for research projects
• Collaborate with the research institute with support for research with the clinical trials unit and a primate center
• Stroke research program participates in NIH-funded, industry-sponsored, and investigator initiated clinical trials
• Work with recently hired Director of Clinical Neurosciences Research Center, who brings significant funding for stroke, Alzheimer’s and brain injuries research
Access to large metropolitan areaAccess to large metropolitan area
Diverse communityDiverse community
Leadership role availableLeadership role available
Research support availableResearch support available

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Position #2944-1
Specialty: Neurology
Subspecialty: Neurocritical Care, Stroke
Region: South Region

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