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Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery Service (Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurology)

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 26th, 2017
Last review date: July 26th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 26th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Department of Neurology, UC San Francisco
Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurology

The Department of Neurology is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurology in the Clinical X series to join the Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery service and further develop the program for neurologic care of premature infants at UCSF. Responsibilities will include providing direct patient care of infants with neurologic disease in the Intensive Care Nursery; assessment of children in the Neonatal Neurology Follow-up Program; participation in research; and supervision of house-staff and students. Teaching responsibilities include didactic and informal teaching on clinical rounds.

Applicants are expected to be outstanding clinician-scholars with an emphasis on research. The position will require significant ongoing effort in research towards the promotion of brain health in premature newborns. Ideal candidates will demonstrate clinical and research expertise in brain injury after preterm birth, including neuromonitoring, neuroimaging, and the assessment of neurodevelopmental outcomes after prematurity. Demonstration of expertise through dissemination of scholarly activity, prior research publications, and presentation at national and international meetings is essential.

Applicants must possess a medical license, be Board certified in Neurology with a special certification in Child Neurology, and have at least four years of teaching and research experience (this can include teaching and research during residency and fellowships). Expertise in neonatal neurology is required, and Fellowship training in Neonatal Neurology and a Master’s Degree or equivalent level training in Clinical Research methodology are expected. Ideal candidates will bring both clinical and research expertise in the areas of brain injury after preterm birth and the assessment of neurodevelopmental outcomes of prematurity.

Annual salary range for this position is $125,000 - $150,000.
Please apply online at with a statement of interest, CV and two letters of reference.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA




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