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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Adult Epileptologist

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Closing date
Sep 20, 2024

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The Department of Neurology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ) seeks a full-time faculty adult epilepsy neurologist to be hired at the assistant or associate professor level for our NAEC Level 4-accredited Epilepsy Center.  The qualified candidate will join a growing Epilepsy team that includes four adult epileptologists, five pediatric neurologists & epileptologists, an adult epilepsy advanced practice nurse, neuropsychologists, and three adult and pediatric epilepsy-trained neurosurgeons.  The department also has an ACGME-approved Epilepsy fellowship for 1-2 years duration.  The epilepsy division has an active and growing epilepsy surgery program (including resective, laser ablative and intracranial neuromodulation); stereo-EEG intracranial monitoring and stimulation mapping; utilizes several imaging modalities to assess patients for surgical evaluation; and conducts leading clinical trials and other funded translational and research studies.

Candidates must be graduates of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency, completed fellowship training in epilepsy and/or clinical neurophysiology, and be Board-certified in Neurology.  Board certification in Epilepsy or clinical neurophysiology is an expectation.  Preference will be given to epileptologists with experience in evaluation for epilepsy surgery evaluation & intracranial EEG interpretation.

Clinical responsibilities will include surface & intracranial EEG video monitoring, intraoperative electrocorticography, bedside intracranial EEG functional mapping, Neuro-ICU & other long-term EEG interpretation; inpatient & outpatient epilepsy & neurology care.  There is support from a robust & dedicated neurology residency and neurodiagnostic technologists.  Teaching of medical students, residents, fellows & other trainees is expected. Participation in industry clinical trials, other collaborative research, & scholarly work is expected.  Participating in department & institutional meetings, community service efforts & other collaborative opportunities with RWJMS, other Rutgers faculty, staff and trainees and Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health is expected.

Our Neurology Department has subspecialists in all major areas of neurology; serves a diverse community; is part of flagship campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick/Piscataway and a leading national university and the premier comprehensive research university of New Jersey. We support Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health (RWJBH) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – New Brunswick (RWJUH-NB), a 965-bed academic hospital, Level-1 Trauma Center, and Comprehensive Stroke Center.  RWJUH-NB has inpatient services staffed by stroke, neurocritical care and other subspecialists.  RWJUH is consistently ranked as a Best Hospital by US News & World Report, and is the largest comprehensive academic medical center in New Jersey.

The clinical campus is located in New Brunswick, NJ, a vibrant college town of more than 40,000. This offers the ability to live in suburban or urban environments with convenient train/bus or driving access to New York City, the Philadelphia region, the Jersey Shore and several other attractions.

Please send a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to:

Ms. Sharyce Toppin,

Rutgers University is an AA/EOE, M/F/D/V & a member of the State University Health System of NJ. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the Rutgers RWJMS Epilepsy Center Information, please visit:

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