Academic General Epileptologist, UMASS Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at UMass Medical School (UMMS) is recruiting for an Academic General Neurologist, specialized in Epilepsy (clinician or clinician-scientist). This individual will have a unique opportunity to assume a leadership position in innovative clinical care and research into epilepsy and related disorders. Candidates must hold M.D. or D.O. degree. This individual will join an active epilepsy group with in-patient and out-patient services and will also work closely with experts in neurosurgical therapy for epilepsy.
Fellowship training in long-term invasive monitoring, stereotactic placement of depth electrodes, awake craniotomy with electrical brain mapping for language and motor assessment, vagal nerve stimulator placement, disconnective and resective surgery, and interstitial laser ablation for temporal lobe and hypothalamic lesions is required.
This position entails a faculty appointment at UMMS, which affords exceptional opportunities for professional development and promotion, and membership in the medical staff at the UMass Memorial Medical Center, a large, integrated health system (UMMHC). UMMS and UMMHC combine top-flight clinical care with world-class research. UMMS has numerous cutting-edge research programs in RNA biology, gene expression control and human gene therapy, quantitative health sciences and outcomes research, as well as a translational program supported by a Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA). The Neurology Department is committed to integrating the outstanding academic and clinical programs through multiple activities including teaching, comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, an active neuroICU, and a large referral base throughout New England.
Centrally located Worcester is just miles from Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod with a short ride to the scenic Berkshire and Wachusett Mountains. The diverse city of Worcester has nine colleges and universities including the University of Massachusetts Medical School, that overlooks the beautiful panoramic views of Lake Quinsigamond. As the second largest city in New England, it has powered a rise of booming technology, research, manufacturing and healthcare industries. Worcester is also home to the Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts, Worcester Art Museum and the family-friendly Ecotarium.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to:
Brian Silver, MD
Interim Chair and Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Medical Center c/o: Adriana Dietlin, Physician Recruiter [email protected]
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We are an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.