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Vice Chair, Basic Neuroscience Research

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
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Oct 6, 2022

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The Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking a physician scientist with a track record of administrative, scientific, leadership, and scholarly accomplishments for the position of Vice Chair, Basic Neuroscience Research. Hospital appointment will be commensurate with the individual’s degree of experience. Academic appointment at Harvard Medical School will be at the level of Assistant or Associate professor dependent upon the individual’s prior experience and scholarship. The Vice Chair, Basic Neuroscience Research will serve in a senior leadership role within the Department of Neurology with responsibility in oversight of basic research operations. In this role, the Vice Chair, Basic Neuroscience Research will work closely with the Chair, the Vice Chair, Clinical Neuroscience Research, and other departmental leaders in the management of the department’s overall research enterprise.  Additionally, the candidate will be expected to perform at least 50 hours per year of teaching as per Harvard Medical School. The candidate should have a strong track record of administrative, leadership, research scholarship, mentoring and teaching trainees. To be considered, candidates must hold the M.D., M.D./Ph.D., Ph.D., or equivalent related terminal doctorate degree combination. Candidates should have strong teamwork, management, and interpersonal abilities. Additional conditions of employment are provided via this link:


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a personal statement of interest, and a curriculum vitae to the email address below:

Tracy Batchelor, M.D., Chair

Department of Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.






Brigham and Women’s Hospital earned a spot once again on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Hospitals, being named No. 14 on the magazine’s 2021 Honor Roll rankings. The Honor Roll is a distinction awarded to 20 hospitals in the country that deliver the best care for the most serious or complicated medical conditions and procedures.

The Brigham was ranked in 11 of the 15 specialties rated by U.S. News. The Brigham ranked fourth in cancer with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center. Gynecology also ranked fourth, Rheumatology was fifth and Cardiology & Heart Surgery was 10th. Additionally, the Brigham earned the publication’s highest distinction of “high performing” in 16 of the 17 most common, serious and complicated medical conditions and procedures.

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