Movement Disorders Neurologist in Beautiful Reno/Lake Tahoe Area
Veterans Affairs Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS) in partnership with Department of Neurology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine announces the creation and recruitment of the new Neurology position, the Gilbert Chair in Movement Disorders.
This newly formed academic position represents a new specialty within the Neurology department at UNR Med and the VASNHCS. The Gilbert Chair for Movement Disorders will have a unique opportunity to create a movement disorders program that will become recognized for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment and for innovative clinical research. The Gilbert Chair will have 40% protected time and start-up funds to develop clinical research in the area of Parkinson’s and related diseases with eligibility for the VA Merit Award funding program. Clinical practice opportunities will include outpatient neurology at the UNR Med Internal Medicine Clinic, as well as inpatient and outpatient neurology at the VASNHCS.
We are seeking a Board Certified, fellowship trained neurologist at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should demonstrate leadership in movement disorders with a national reputation of clinical excellence and a research portfolio demonstrating clinical and translational science expertise. The level of academic appointment is dependent on experience and qualifications.
MD, DO degree or equivalent
Board Certified, fellowship trained in Neurology
Prior leadership experience is highly desirable.
Proven track record of research and highly published.
This position is structured as a joint appointment between the UNR Med and the VASNCS with a 5/8ths UNR Med, 5/8ths VASNHCS based on a 40 hour work week (equivalent to a 50 hour work week). Successful applicants will be given a non-tenured faculty appointment at the UNR Med, and a federal employee with the VASNHCS. The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary (from each employer), moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits
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For more information, please contact VA Healthcare Recruiter:
Kelly De Boer