Stanford, California (US)
Jan 03, 2018
Feb 03, 2018
Doctors, Neurology
Organization Type
University and College

The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is searching for a neurologist with a fellowship in movement disorders to be appointed in the Clinician Educator line at either the Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate or Clinical Professor level depending on qualifications. The major criteria for appointment for Clinician Educators shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, and institutional service, appropriate to the programmatic needs the individual is expected to fulfill. Clinical research is also encouraged. The Stanford Movement Disorders Center (SMDC) is a comprehensive clinical and research center whose goal is excellence in clinical care of all movement disorders and state-of-the-art research. The SMDC uses interdisciplinary teams from Neurology, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Neuropsychology, Psychiatry, Human Genetics, Rehabilitation, and Social Work in the Neuromodulation Center, the Stanford Balance Center and the Huntington’s disease and Ataxia clinics. There are active interdisciplinary clinical and translational research programs in brain electrophysiology, neuroimaging, neurogenetics, autonomic disorders, sleep neurology, gait and balance disorders, and human motor control. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to interact with these and across the wide range of clinical, translational and basic science programs offered at Stanford.
Responsibilities will include comprehensive clinical care of a wide spectrum of movement disorders, performing chemodenervation for movement disorders and spasticity, evaluating patients for deep brain stimulation (DBS), initial and subsequent DBS programming, teaching of medical students, residents and clinical fellows, and clinical research. Necessary qualifications include Board certification or eligibility from the ABPN, documentation of completing a fellowship in Movement Disorders, eligibility for a California medical license, and suitable clinical and teaching experience. Applications should be made to Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, MSE, Department of Neurology, Stanford Medical Center, Attn: Perla Ibarra, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room H3148, MC 5235, Stanford, CA 94305 with a cover letter, CV and names of three references to Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.