Department of Neurology - Cognitive Neurologist

UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA, United States
Nov 05, 2020
Jan 04, 2021
Full Time

The University of California, Davis, Department of Neurology seeks an outstanding cognitive neurologist for a full-time faculty position in the UC Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, CA.

The position is at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor (HSCP) series or the Clinical Neurology series. The level of appointment will be commensurate with credentials.

UC Davis Medical Center is host to a federally funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) and neuropsychology fellowship program. UC Davis Health includes a large primary care network which makes many referrals for cognitive assessment that is supported by full time neuropsychologists. UC Davis Medical Center and the Neurology department are nationally recognized for quality of patient care and provide clinical, academic, and research leadership in the region.

This faculty position requires a primary interest in clinical practice and the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. In both the HSCP and Clinical Neurology series, the faculty member will provide clinical care; teach medical students, residents and fellows; and provide University/public service. In addition, the faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research activities of the ADRC including multiple clinical trials. While research is not required for the HSCP series, participation with ADRC clinical research program is strongly encouraged. For the Clinical Neurology series, the faculty member may have the opportunity to have at least 25% of their time in the ADRC.

Candidates must possess an MD or DO degree, be board certified in Neurology by the ABPN on or before their start date and have the ability to obtain a California medical license. The completion of a one to three-year fellowship program in Geriatric or Behavioral Neurology is preferred.

For the Clinical Neurology series, the ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research and a record of publications in peer reviewed journals is required. For the Clinical Neurology series, evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials is preferred.

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2020. However, the position will be open until filled through June 30, 2021.

Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of three references online at: