Neurologist - Movement Disorders

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA


Posted: 12-May-24

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Salary: Open


Medical - Research

Internal Number: 280242

Vacancy ID: FAC0005067

Position Summary/Description:

The Department of Neurology of the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine is seeking to fill a full-time academic position for a Board Certified/Eligible neurologist with a specific interest and experience in Movement Disorders and neuromodulation techniques such as deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound ablation. This is a fixed-term appointment at the Assistant to Full Professor level for a fellowship trained movement disorder neurologist.
The candidate would join 6 other movement disorder specialists in the Department of Neurology, with the goal of joining the team of 2 subspecialists offering ambulatory and intraoperative support for planning and programming surgical options for movement disorders. UNC is a designated Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence employing a comprehensive approach to patients with movement disorders, including a team of nurse practitioner, social worker, nurse and research coordinator who are part of the program. This position involves predominantly outpatient clinical duties focused on patient centered care and operative planning/monitoring as well as teaching residents, fellows, and medical students. Attending on the inpatient neurology service 2- 8 weeks per year is a common requirement for clinical faculty positions.
The ideal candidate will provide expertise in the care of patients with movement disorders, having undergone fellowship training which includes 1) surgical planning of available targets for symptomatic management of movement disorders; 2) intraoperative micro-electrode recording experience; 3) programming of deep brain stimulation devices.

Education and Experience:

Prior experience planning for focused ultrasound ablation is preferred but not required.

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