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Academic Neurologist - Autoimmune Neurology-Brigham and Women's Hospital

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
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Dec 2, 2022

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Faculty Position

Autoimmune Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital


The Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is seeking an academic neurologist to serve as a leader of the Autoimmune Neurology program at BWH and to join the faculty of Harvard Medical School.


The successful candidate should be an expert in a particular area of autoimmune neurology with a national or international reputation and a record of research and publication.  The successful candidate will establish their own translational research program in a particular area and will lead a larger effort to build a strong translational research program linking our basic immunology community to appropriate clinical areas. While substantial clinical and research experience is desirable, outstanding candidates at earlier stages of their careers will be considered.

Appointment at the Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements.  Suitable candidates will have M.D. or M.D.-Ph.D. degrees. In addition, it is expected that the candidate will engage in teaching in the Harvard community with a minimum of 50 hours required per year. We anticipate that the successful candidate will be qualified for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurology level. Applications from women and representatives of minority groups are welcomed and encouraged.


Interested candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae and letter describing interests and experience to:


Tanuja Chitnis, M.D.

 Department of Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

60 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA  02115


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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