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General Neurologist - 3 positions

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 20th, 2018
Last review date: September 28th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2019
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, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, seeks applicants for a full-time academic position as a General Clinical Neurologist in a rapidly growing academic department. The position includes a faculty appointment in the UC Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, California. The position is available in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor (HSCP) series; Assistant/Associate/Full rank commensurate with experience.

The position focuses upon providing expert outpatient clinical care to patients with general neurologic disorders. Outpatient services are to be provided at both the Department’s Neurosciences Clinic in Midtown Sacramento and clinics within our Primary Care Network that enjoy a private practice-like environment. There is opportunity to interact collaboratively with a multidisciplinary academic team of adult neurologists and subspecialists with access to excellent nursing staff and pharmacological support.

UC Davis offers a competitive academic salary and is nationally recognized for quality of clinical care. Our team was ranked #26 in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best Hospitals in the specialty of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Our Department is known for its collegiality and high retention rate of faculty.

UC Davis teaching hospital is a Level 1 trauma center with a National Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, a graduate School of Nursing, and Shriners Hospital for Children. Inpatient neurology is staffed 24/7 by residents, fellows and dedicated specialists in neurocritical care, epilepsy and neurovascular neurology.

Our department seeks individuals who aspire to be outstanding general neurologists and diagnosticians with flexibility across all areas of neurology. The faculty member will provide outpatient clinical care and participate in the clinical education of medical students, residents, and fellows. The faculty member will also provide limited inpatient care, teleneurology, and provision of university/public service. While subspecialty interests are encouraged, the faculty member will spend most of their clinical service providing care for patients with general neurologic disorders.

Candidates for the position must possess an MD or DO degree and be board certified/eligible in Neurology by June 30, 2019. A valid California medical license or eligibility for licensure in the State of California is required. Experience in and the ability to teach medical students, neurology and medical residents and fellows is required. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and adhere to policies and procedures.

Prior faculty experience is preferred.

The level of appointment will be commensurate with credentials.

Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter with a summary of objectives and goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) names of three references including addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses; and, 4) statement of contributions to diversity.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit:

For full consideration, applications should be received by September 28, 2018. However, positions will be open until filled through June 30, 2019.

To learn more about the Department of Neurology at UC Davis, please visit:

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:

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 UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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Job location

Sacramento, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Please include a summary of objectives and goals.

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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

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

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