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Academic Adult Neurologist – Epilepsy in Dallas, TX

Employer
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location
Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
Salary
Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
Closing date
May 2, 2024

Job Details

Academic Adult Neurologist – Epilepsy in Dallas, TX

The Department of Neurology (ranked #18 for neurology and neurosurgery) is seeking an academic Epileptologist for adults. UT Southwestern Medical Center has been named the #1 hospital in Texas (*tie) and among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.  

Opportunity Details:

  • Join a vibrant and growing group of 11 adult epileptologist faculty and 7 dedicated epilepsy APPs, plus 6 additional pediatric epilepsy faculty. We are one of the country’s largest teams.
  • Practice at two separate (but nearby) Adult Level 4 Epilepsy Centers (designated by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers), each with 12 dedicated EMU beds and enhanced ICU EEG monitoring infrastructure with dedicated in-house EEG technicians 24x7x365
  • Be part of our vigorous multi-disciplinary team against epilepsy—which includes dedicated partners in neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuropsychology, rehabilitation cognitive psychology, and psychiatry.
  • Participate in a large volume of complex intractable epilepsy evaluations, including >50 combined annual adult intracranial evaluations.
  • Collaborate with pediatric epileptologists to support the transition of pediatric patients with complex epilepsy syndromes into adult care.
  • Contribute to breakthroughs in epilepsy research alongside industry and NIH-funded faculty.
  • Access cutting-edge technology-- including MEG, sEEG, and treatment options such as RNS, DBS, & laser ablation and immunotherapy
  • Teach and mentor trainees in our ACGME-accredited fellowship & programs – with an aggregate annual potential complement of 8 adult fellows.
  • Grow your academic career with our robust Faculty Development program, housed within our larger department of 90+ neurology faculty across 14 subspecialty sections.
  • Be a part of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, a rapidly expanding enterprise supporting clinical, educational, research, and outreach efforts.  
  • Full-time ambulatory clinical effort is considered 46 weeks.    

Qualifications:

  • Possess or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Completed a 2-year fellowship in epilepsy/clinical neurophysiology, with proficiency both in ICU Long-term EEG monitoring and the evaluation & treatment of intractable epilepsy in adults.
  • Board certified/board eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for adult or child neurology with subspecialty qualifications in and Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology.

Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. For consideration, visit https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/

For inquiries email: cindy.olson@utsouthwestern.edu

Benefits:

  • Competitive rank and base salary commensurate with experience and an outstanding benefits package
  • Allowance for educational and academic pursuits (society dues, books, travel to meetings, license renewal)
  • Two types of retirement programs, including a lifetime annuity pension plan with a substantial employer match contribution.
  • On-Site Child Care

Dallas Community Life:

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex boasts a strong economy, a wide range of cultural and recreational opportunities, and many communities with affordable high-quality housing and excellent schools. 

  • 4th Most diverse city in the US
  • 6th Largest LGBTQI+ community in the US
  • Largest urban arts district
  • Major travel hub with a diverse food scene
  • No state income tax

About UT Southwestern:

UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education.

The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including:

  • 6 who have been awarded Nobel Prize since 1985, 4 of whom are active faculty members – more than any other medical school in the world
  • 26 members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 20 members of the National Academy of Medicine
  • 14 investigators with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The faculty of more than 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. Research funding of more than 554.4 million per year to fund about 5,800 research projects.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.

Company

The Department of Neurology is ranked #18 for neurology and neurosurgery. It is among the top three academic medical centers in the 16-state Southeast and Southwest, home to approximately 40% of the US population. We have 32 research labs (16 wet-bench, 16 dry-bench), and 1 in 4 faculty are PIs of NIH grants.

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Dallas Community Life:

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex boasts a strong economy, a wide range of cultural and recreational opportunities, and many communities with affordable high-quality housing and excellent schools. 

  • 4th Most diverse city in the US
  • 6th Largest LGBTQI+ community in the US
  • Largest urban arts district
  • Major travel hub with a diverse food scene
  • No state income tax

About UT Southwestern:
UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education.

The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including:

  • 6 who have been awarded the Nobel Prize since 1985, 4 of whom are active faculty members – more than any other medical school in the world.
  • 26 members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 20 members of the National Academy of Medicine
  • 14 investigators with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The faculty of more than 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. Research funding of more than 554.4 million per year to fund about 5,800 research projects.

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