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Neuro-Oncologist/Neuromuscular Research/ Movement Disorders/Memory Disorders - UC Irvine Department

University of California Irvine
Irvine, California (US)
Closing date
Apr 14, 2024

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Full Time

The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has multiple outstanding full-time faculty opportunities for a board eligible/certified physician in comprehensive neurology and all subspecialties, including :

Neuro-Oncology Headache Gen. Neurology/Epilepsy Tenure 50/50 Associate/ Full Professor - Associate/ Full Professor In Residence in Neuromuscular Research Movement disorders, Memory Disorders Click here to learn more 


UC Irvine -Department of Neurology Opportunities


The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong interest and commitment to patient care and will participate in specialty and interdisciplinary clinics at UCI Health.  Candidates should be highly motivated and collaborative and will combine outstanding clinical care with an academic commitment to the training of residents and medical students.

The ideal applicant will be fellowship-trained in their neurological subspecialty. Clinical care at UCI is enhanced by our close work and collaboration with colleagues across a number of departments, including neurosurgery, interventional radiology and radiology, neuro-ophthalmology, ENT, physical therapy as well as the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute. In addition to clinical, teaching, and other academic responsibilities, there are opportunities for candidates to assist in program development and expansion.

The Department of Neurology fosters a rich educational environment. We provide undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing medical education, and neurology grand rounds programs to educate the next generation of physicians. The Department encourages candidates to apply who have experience in and who have demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds and to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students through teaching and mentoring activities.

As part of Orange County’s only academic medical center, our neurologists also actively pursue leading-edge research to minimize or eradicate the effects of diseases to advance the well-being, health, and care of our patients. The Center for Clinical Research provides robust infrastructure for clinical trials and creates a wealth of opportunities for the successful candidate to conduct and participate in research with outstanding mentorship and support. Special consideration will be made for candidates interested in developing a clinical trials program for headache disorders.

Professional qualifications:

  • An M.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.O., or equivalent degree with active board certification or eligibility in Neurology, ideally with relevant fellowship training
  • Eligibility to obtain an active and unrestricted medical practice license to practice in the State of California.
  • Qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Neurology and hold medical staff privileges with the UCI Medical Center.
  • Rank and academic track will be commensurate with candidate experience and credentials.

Personal qualifications/experience:

  • Dedication to patients, their families, and providing excellent service. Interest and experience in working in a collaborative, comprehensive neurosciences center. Active involvement with international, national, and/or regional professional societies preferred. Interests in clinical research and teaching.


Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Our goal is to continuously improve the health of the community by setting the standard of excellence in clinical care, research, and medical education. Under the leadership of Claire Henchcliffe MD DPhil, Chair of Neurology, we provide a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters intellectual discovery, creates and transmits innovative knowledge, improves human health, and provides medical leadership. Ranked among the top neurology departments in the country by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the UC Irvine Health

School of Medicine's Department of Neurology is committed to supporting the School of Medicine Mission to “Discover, Teach, and Heal”. The department houses 48 full-time faculty members, including national leaders in the care of patients suffering from movement disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, ALS and neuromuscular disorders, and the entire breadth of neurological disease with 10 subspecialty divisions and 4 new programs including a neurohospitalist service.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.



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