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Clinical Neurologist: Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 9th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Nov 13, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Neurology at the University of California Davis, School of Medicine, is recruiting a clinical Neuroimmunologist/ Multiple Sclerosis (MS) specialist to join an established MS and autoimmune neurology group. The successful candidate must have board certification/eligibility in Neurology or Child Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and fellowship training in Neuroimmunology/MS (adult, pediatric or combined).

This full-time position is offered in either the Health Sciences Clinical Professor (HSCP) series or Clinical X series at the Assistant or Associate ranks. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary academic adult and pediatric Neurology practice in the beautiful Sacramento region of Northern California.

The UC Davis Department of Neurology and UC Davis Health teaching hospital are nationally ranked in US News & World Report. The department continues to expand with 46 clinical faculty across all neurological specialties. The Neurology outpatient clinic has an electrophysiology lab as well as excellent nursing, staff, neuropsychology, social work, and pharmacological support.

This faculty position requires a primary interest in clinical practice and the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. In both the HSCP and Clinical X series, the faculty member will provide inpatient and outpatient clinical care; teach medical students, residents and fellows; engage in scholarly or creative activity; and provide university/public service. The individual will work with an established MS and Neuroimmunology research group.

For the Clinical X series, the position requires participation in clinical trials, translational research, and collaborative research.

• MD, DO or MD/PhD
• California Medical license or be license eligible by the time of employment
• Board certified or board eligible in Neurology or Child Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
• Fellowship training in Neuroimmunology/ Multiple Sclerosis (adult, pediatric or combined)
• The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment
• Experience conducting scholarly/clinical/translational research and a record of publications in peer reviewed journals is required (Clinical X series)


  • Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials is preferred (Clinical X series)

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 13, 2020. However, the position will be open until filled through June 30, 2021.

Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter with a summary of objectives and goals; 2) curriculum vita; and, 3) names of three references including addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses. All materials must be submitted using the following application link:

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)