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Coastal Charleston, SC | Cognitive Neurology Faculty

The Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina (US)
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

Job Details

Join a team that’s Changing What’s Possible – The Medical University of South Carolina’s Neurology program is the premier clinical leader in the state. Our program has the only level 4 Epilepsy center in the state, a stroke center with Comprehensive Stroke Center designation by The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, the first MDA Care Center established in the state by the Muscular Dystrophy Association® (MDA), an ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence, and a recently renovated Memory Disorders Clinic supporting our newly formed multi-site South Carolina Alzheimer’s clinical network

We are seeking candidates with:

  • Focus on collaboration, innovation, and teamwork
  • Expertise in the specific areas of cognitive disorders
  • Board certification or eligibility in Neurology
  • Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology or Neuropsychiatry, or general neurologist with significant experience with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Academic orientation and enthusiasm for teaching

Our opportunity:

  • 100% outpatient cognitive and behavioral neurology position - inpatient coverage by Neurohospitalists
  • Very strong interdisciplinary specialty support
  • Involvement in the teaching of medical students and neurology residents
  • Opportunity for involvement in the state supported Alzheimer’s disease research center with many possibilities for collaboration university-wide, as well as senior investigators and PIs available for mentorships
  • Minimal call – only 1-2 nights per month
  • Newly renovated outpatient clinic: Henry and Mollie Fair Memory Disorders Clinic
  • H1B and O1 Visa Eligibility
  • Special interests fully supported with protected research time

About MUSC’s Cognitive Neurology Program / The South Carolina Alzheimer’s Network (SCAN)

  • The South Carolina Alzheimer’s Network is a collaborative multi-site program within MUSC which ensures patients have access to an early and accurate diagnosis, comprehensive care plans designed through collaboration with primary care, new Alzheimer’s disease medications, and research studies. The collaborative SCAN team includes:
    • Multiple faculty including behavioral neurologists, geriatric psychiatrists, and neuropsychologists
    • APPs
    • Dementia Care Navigators
    • Psychometrists
    • Infusion Coordinator
    • Nursing clinical support
    • Dedicated administrative support
  • Newly remodeled, leading-edge facilities designed specifically for the needs of cognitive patients including on site infusion suites

Learn more about Neurosciences at MUSC:

MUSC Offerings

  • Tenure track faculty position with academic rank and salary commensurate with qualifications, expertise, and accomplishments
  • Relocation assistance
  • Excellent retirement options including a pension and optional tax deferred contributions
  • Sovereign Immunity malpractice coverage
  • 22 days of annual leave, 15 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Qualified Employer

Charleston, SC, is frequently named one of the best places in America to live, and it’s easy to see why. This charming coastal city offers residents a unique mix of history, culture, arts, innovation, and natural beauty. In Charleston, you can explore miles of pristine beaches and waterways in the morning, and wind your way along shaded cobblestone streets, exploring centuries-old historic homes in the afternoon. At night, visit one of Charleston’s many award-winning restaurants to enjoy traditional Low Country cuisine prepared by world-class chefs. Charleston is a place where you can live your life to its fullest.

We invite you to join the team committed to “changing what’s possible” and do so in one of the most exciting cities in the country.

Send us your CV accompanied by your letter of interest for immediate consideration. Your life in Charleston awaits! Recruitment Contact: Fayth Hoecker, MUSC Provider Recruiter


The Medical University of South Carolina and MUSC Health are seeking innovative Neurologists for academic and community-based positions in well-respected practices located throughout the state. Join a team committed to providing high-quality patient care, advancing laboratory and clinical science, and educating the next generation of leaders in Neurology.

As South Carolina's only comprehensive academic health system, the Medical University of South Carolina takes seriously its mission to preserve and optimize human life throughout our state, and to do so while developing the next generation of innovative health care leaders. MUSC's clinical enterprise, MUSC Health, sees more than one million patient encounters each year, and our specialized care teams consistently rank among the best in the country.

Our integrated health care system includes a campus located in historic downtown Charleston, SC, nine regional medical centers scattered throughout South Carolina's Lowcountry, Pee Dee, and Midlands regions, more than 100 outreach locations, clinical affiliations with numerous health care partners, and a robust telehealth network. Here you can explore academic and community-based physician opportunities in the unique communities that make our state special.


Our Benefits:

  • Epic electronic health record (EHR) software, with robust Epic optimization support
  • Commitment to team-based care and provider wellness
  • Customized compensation packages
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligibility
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME allowance + time to grow in your field
  • Complimentary student debt analysis, savings optimization, and repayment planning services
  • Employer-funded retirement plans
  • Paid malpractice coverage
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Opportunities for involvement in research and education


Learn more about the Department of Neurology at MUSC:

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