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Karp Chair in Movement Disorders

University of Michigan Neurology
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Closing date
Sep 8, 2022

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The Department of Neurology at the University of Michigan seeks a fellowship-trained and ABPN-certified academic Movement Disorders neurologist for appointment in the tenure track at the associate or full professor level. This position is supported in part by a new endowed professorship (Karp Chair in Movement Disorders). Qualified candidates may also have an opportunity for shared leadership responsibility within a large and highly productive Division of Movement Disorders.


The successful candidate should have a national or international reputation in Parkinson’s disease or Movement Disorders research, with an active research program, track record of extramural funding, and mentorship leading to trainees obtaining extramural funding. The candidate may also have responsibilities for teaching, supervising, and mentoring of medical students, residents, fellows and junior faculty. Leadership responsibilities include administrative oversight of the research activities of the Division. 


The University of Michigan Division of Movement Disorders has 3 endowed professorships, 9 full-time faculty, 1-2 fellows annually, and robust clinical, education, and research programs. Movement Disorders faculty see approximately 6000 patient-visits per year, direct Deep Brain Stimulation programs at the University Hospital and affiliated VA, and staff Chemodenervation and Ataxia Clinics. The Division conducts a wide range of research activities across the translational spectrum from basic research to clinical trials, and is home to both a Udall and a Parkinson Foundation Research Center of Excellence. 


Interested applicants should send a brief statement of interest and a copy of their CV addressed to Dr. Roger Albin, Co-Chair, Movement Disorders Division, by email to:  


The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory,

affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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