OSU Neurology - Division Director of Epilepsy

Columbus, Ohio
Jun 16, 2021
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Neurology seeks an outstanding investigator at the Associate or Full Professor level to lead the Division of Epilepsy. This leadership position will be under the direction of Benjamin Segal, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology and the Director of the Neuroscience Research Institute.

The Ohio State comprehensive epilepsy program has been designated as a level 4 center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The current faculty consists of 4 adult board certified epileptologists and 2 advanced practice practitioners. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has an 8 bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, outpatient neurodiagnostic EEG and evoked potential labs, and a robust neurocritical care long term EEG monitoring program servicing all three of the OSU hospitals. The epilepsy surgery program  offers state of the art  phase II intracranial monitoring with robot assisted stereo-electroencephalography, subdural monitoring, minimally invasive epilepsy surgery including laser interstitial thermal ablation therapy, neurostimulation and DBS and VNS modulation therapy. The Department of Neurology has an active ACGME accredited Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship programs and plans to initiate an Epilepsy fellowship program in July 2022.

This position will be supported by two endowed chairs (one for the chief and 1 for a high level recruit), and a generous start-up package that will help support the successful candidate’s personal research program as well as allow the recruitment of  another 3-4 faculty members (such as bench scientists, physician scientists, and/ or clinical trialists in Epilepsy). 

The ideal Division Director candidate will be a national leader in the field of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have:

  • Strong academic experience with a track record of extramural funding
  • An active investigator initiated research program and associated publications
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in building innovative programs, mentoring junior faculty members as well as recruiting and retaining faculty
  • Commitment to the recruitment, development, and retention of women, underserved minorities and disabled individuals

Candidates with an M.D., D.O. or M.D./ Ph.D should send their CV, a description of research interests and the name of three references to Benjamin.Segal@osumc.edu

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote a work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. To build a diverse workplace, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Ohio State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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