Director of Pediatric Neurology, Johns Hopkins University & Kennedy Krieger Institute

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Closing date
Jan 9, 2024

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The Department of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute seek candidates for the position of Director, Division of Child Neurology, as well as the Haller Professorship in Child Neurology. The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is one of the top medical schools in National Institutes of Health funding. The Johns Hopkins Hospital ranks among the best in the country for its exceptional care for complex cases and Neurology & Neurosurgery has been in the top 5 for 30 years in USNWR rankings.

The Department of Neurology has a distinguished teaching, research and clinical faculty, with over $55 million in extramural research funding and many outstanding clinicians who are national and international leaders in their respective subspecialty areas. The Child Neurology Division includes 14 faculty members, an inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit, inpatient units at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Children’s Center, and outpatient clinics located at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and satellite sites.  The Child Neurology Division enjoys close and collaborative interactions with colleagues across disciplines including, but not limited to, pediatric neuro-oncology, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatrics, pediatric critical care, and neonatal medicine.

The candidate will also serve as Director of Neurology for Kennedy Krieger Institute, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University. Kennedy Krieger employs 39 Neurology faculty, who are also full-time faculty in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Kennedy Krieger’s primary location is adjacent to the Johns Hopkins medical campus in East Baltimore, and it has multiple sites both in and outside of Baltimore City. Kennedy Krieger’s mission is focused on children with rare and common disorders of the developing nervous system, including those with intellectual disabilities, autism, cerebral palsy, ADHD, traumatic brain injury, neurogenetic diseases and others. The collaboration between Johns Hopkins Neurology and Kennedy Krieger brings unparalleled opportunities for program growth in clinical care and all aspects of research.

Candidates must have previous records consistent with appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor of Neurology. This includes an MD degree or equivalent, an outstanding record of accomplishments in research, teaching, and service, eligibility for licensure in Maryland; and certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The successful candidate should have the demonstrated capacity to foster an environment in which excellence in teaching, research and scholarship flourish, as well as experience in and a commitment to developing and leading clinical programs. Candidates should have a record of innovative and effective administrative and fiscal leadership, national stature in academic pediatric neurology, a record of excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience promoting positive interactions with students, staff and faculty. Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

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