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Academic Neurologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Closing date
Feb 15, 2024

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Academic Neurologist

Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

The Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is seeking an academic clinical neurologist with expertise in cognitive and behavioral neurology and memory disorders. They will become an integral member of the Center for Brain Mind Medicine (CBMM), a robust clinical and research entity that encompasses programs in behavioral neurology, neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, and social work. Inpatient teaching service time is available at BWH. Candidates should have a MA license to practice medicine and be board-eligible or certified in Neurology. They should possess a strong record of clinical expertise in the field of behavioral neurology, and should have a passionate commitment to patient care, clinical research, and teaching. A successful funding track record is an asset. 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 should 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 Instructor, 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:

Kirk R. Daffner, MD

Chief, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology 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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