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Academic Neurologist – Movement Disorders 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

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Academic Neurologist – Movement Disorders in Dallas, TX

The Department of Neurology (ranked #18 for neurology and neurosurgery) is seeking an academic Movement Disorders Neurologist. 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. Established in 1994 as the Clinical Center for Movement Disorders, our team oversees over 7000 patient visits per year. Our section's internationally recognized leaders in ataxia, dystonia, Parkinson’s disease, and tremor are at the forefront of innovation. We are home to a multidisciplinary Ataxia Center of Excellence.


Opportunity Details:

  • We are a vibrant group of 9 full-time clinicians and researchers, including internationally recognized leaders in ataxia, dystonia, and tremor. We also have 3 APPs who support our clinical endeavors.
  • 5 faculty PIs have R01-level NIH funding.
  • Robust Neuromodulation program integrated with neurosurgery and neuroradiology.
  • Collaboration with faculty in the Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) for novel imaging in Movement Disorders.
  • Opportunity for subspecialty focus within Movement Disorders.
  • Teach and mentor trainees in our movement disorders fellowship program – with an annual complement of up to 2 adult fellows per year.
  • Collaboration with pediatric movement specialists
  • 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.
  • Board certified/board eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for adult or child neurology.
  • Completed a 2-year fellowship in movement disorders.
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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 benefit package
  • Allowance for educational and academic pursuits (society dues, books, travel to meetings, license to 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.

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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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