The University of North Carolina seeks a Movement Disorders Neurologist

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina (US)
Feb 10, 2021
May 11, 2021

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill


For over 140 years, the UNC School of Medicine has been dedicated to improving the health and well-being of North Carolinians by providing leadership and excellence in patient care, education, and research. For more information visit:

The Department of Neurology at UNC

The School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is consistently rated among the top public academic research medical centers in the United States. The Department of Neurology provides the neurological expertise to support the School’s three-part mission of teaching, research, and patient care. The Department has more than 45 faculty with broad subspecialty representation in epilepsy, sleep disorders, movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, pediatric neurological disorders, behavioral neurology, and dementia.

Movement Disorder Neurologist – seeking a full-time faculty member who is a Board Certified/Eligible Neurologist with a specific interest and Fellowship in Movement Disorders.  This is a fixed-term appointment at the Assistant Professor to Full Professor level.  The successful candidate would join 4 other movement disorder specialists in our Department of Neurology.  UNC has a comprehensive approach to patients with movement disorders, including a team of social workers, nurse and research coordinators who are part of the program. This position includes predominantly outpatient clinical duties, focusing on patient centered care with expertise in movement disorders, as well as teaching residents and medical students, and attending on the inpatient neurology consult service 2- 8 weeks per year. The ideal candidate will provide expertise in the care of patients with movement disorders and develop a sub-specialty practice in the area of genetic movement disorders, bio-banking, deep brain stimulation (DBS) or cognitive/behavioral complications of movement disorders.


Income Package:  A negotiable income package is offered and is based upon Academic rank and level of Academic experience. UNC offers a superior benefits and retirement program along with relocation and other incentives.

Position Requirements:  To qualify candidates must possess an M.D. or equivalent degree and have completed both a ACGME certified Neurology residency and a Movement Disorders Fellowship. The candidate must also be able to obtain/hold a North Carolina medical license.    


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Interested candidates should submit a current/updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Skott Harrington via email,  Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.



UNC at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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