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Cognitive Behavioral Neurology

Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Neurology
New York City, New York
Assistant Professor $230,000 to $240,000 Assoc Prof $250,000 to $300,000
Closing date
Apr 9, 2024

February, 8, 2024


The Department of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospital is embarking on a significant expansion of its programs in behavioral neurology and memory disorders, with the creation of a new Center for Brain Health. This new program will be housed in a newly designed facility in midtown Manhattan, with contiguous access to psychiatry and internal medicine. The new Center will contain a comprehensive state-of-the-art imaging facility, and have close collaborations with the departments of radiology, geriatric medicine, psychiatry, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology.


We are seeking a range of clinical experts from behavioral neurology and/or psychiatry, who have a strong interest in preserving brain health, and treating cognitive problems when they develop, regardless of cause. There will also be a strong emphasis on comprehensive, multidisciplinary care and treatments to improve the quality of life of all patients when they develop cognitive disorders during aging. In addition, our goal is to expand our clinical research activities, so that every patient who is not eligible for an FDA approved treatment can participate in an appropriate clinical trial. Our program already has a strong and internationally recognized advanced brain imaging institute that offers cutting-edge neuroimaging to guide our care.


The program is generously funded by philanthropy and research grants. The Center for Brain Health will be a unique service to the people who live and work in the greater New York City metropolitan area and will help to catalyze improvements in the care of memory disorders more broadly.


Behavioral neurology and/or psychiatry clinicians and physician-scientists who are interested in this program may a send a letter of interest and CV to Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospital,


The department is recruiting Assistant Professor to Associate Professor level for this program and depending on rank hired, Assistant Professor salary range would be $230,000 to $240,000 and Associate Professors $250,000 to $300,000.


Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians and scientists in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists - faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization - are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Behavioral Health Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.


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