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Clinical Neurologist: Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $215,000-$350,000. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.

Application Window

Open date: November 10, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Dec 11, 2023 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: Saturday, Nov 9, 2024 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.

Position description

The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time faculty member in the Professor of Clinical Neurology or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at the Assistant, Associate, or Full, Professor rank with training and expertise in Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology.

Faculty in the Clinical Neurology series are expected to engage in professional competence and activity, teaching, research and creative work, and University/public service.

For the Clinical Neurology series, a research or clinical translational background in neuroimmunology is required.

Faculty in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series are expected to engage in teaching, professional competence and activity, scholarly or creative activities, and University/public service.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The selected candidate will join an established multi-specialty Neurology team and provide inpatient and outpatient clinical care; teach medical students, residents, and fellows; and provide university/public service. The UC Davis Department of Neurology and UC Davis Health teaching hospital are nationally ranked in US News & World Report. UC Davis has a strong tradition of promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The UC Davis MS / Neuroimmunology program was first established in 1996, focused on clinical care and research in Multiple Sclerosis. The program includes two full-time faculty MS neurology providers at the assistant and full professor ranks as well as one nurse practitioner with over 25 years of experience on the MS team.

The Neurology clinic provides a dedicated MS team RN and MA, with additional support of authorization coordinator, social work, and clinical pharmacists. UC Davis infusion centers support insurance authorizations and provide flexible scheduling that includes weekends.

The UC Davis MS program is actively involved in industry- and NIH- sponsored clinical trials research. There are also opportunities for investigator-initiated basic science and clinical research studies. UC Davis has a centralized IRB, departmental grant support, clinical research coordinators, and research facilities. The NIH funded UC Davis CTSC offers opportunities for additional training, including the K30 Training Program for a Masters in Clinical Research.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must possess or be eligible for the following:
• M.D. or D.O. degree
• Board certification/eligibility in Neurology
• Medical licensure or eligible for licensure in the state of California
• The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment
• Providing high quality and compassionate patient care.
• Experience or demonstrated ability to teach medical students, residents and fellows
• For the Clinical Neurology series, demonstrated ability or potential to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research and a record of publications in peer reviewed journals

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

• Neurology fellowship training in Neuroimmunology (Multiple Sclerosis) or have 5+ years of clinical specialization in Multiple Sclerosis on or before start date

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

• Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials.
• Experience with promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Application Requirements

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 https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

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

Include address, telephone number and email address for references

Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06123

Help contact: jvaladez@ucdavis.edu

About UC Davis

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA