Cognitive & Behavioral Neurologist

Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Oct 26, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time

The Department of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting a Behavioral Neurologist to join the Division of Behavior and Cognitive Neurology as an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator track. The ideal candidate is dedicated to building a translational clinical research program, working as an integral member of the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer Center, and supporting the clinical efforts of the Department of Neurology. The candidate will be a leader in trans-departmental, and trans-institutional initiatives that focus on discovering novel Alzheimer Disease (AD) treatments, thus must be dedicated to a career in clinical research.

The Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer Center is committed to providing a collaborative and supportive environment for the candidate. The National Institute on Aging recently awarded an exploratory Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The candidate will be afforded a balance between clinical and research time to develop as a clinician investigator, and work alongside the VMAC leadership towards this designation.

It is expected that the candidate will act as a site investigator of early and late phase clinical trials in AD, as well as longitudinal observational studies, and lead an integral role in an interdisciplinary team designing future interventions for AD and related dementias. Participation in NIH-funded studies will be facilitated by the collaborative cognitive aging investigative group, that includes a diverse team composed of broad expertise.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply

Position Requirements

Applicants must be board certified or board eligible in neurology, have fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology or Neuropsychiatry, and must be able to obtain medical licensure in the State of Tennessee.

Application Details

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vita and a concise, 2-page statement summarizing their interests to:

David Charles, MD


Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology


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