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Tenure track position with endowed chair for academic neurologist in neurodegenerative disorders

The Department of Neurology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) is recruiting a clinician-scientist with expertise in neurodegeneration with an emphasis in movement disorders and dementia. This individual will hold an endowed chair and have a unique opportunity to assume a leadership position in innovative research into the molecular biology and therapeutic strategies for these disorders.

Candidates must hold M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees.

This position entails a faculty appointment at UMMS, which affords exceptional opportunities for professional development and promotion, and membership in both the Neurotherapeutics Institute at UMMS  and the medical staff at the UMass Memorial Medical Center, a large, integrated health system (UMMHC). UMMS and UMMHC combine top-flight clinical care with world-class research. UMMS has numerous cutting-edge research programs in RNA biology, gene expression control and human gene therapy, quantitative health sciences and outcomes research, as well as a translational program supported by a Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA). The Neurology Department is committed to integrating the outstanding academic and clinical programs through multiple activities including teaching and supervision of a 21 neurology-resident program, comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, an active neuroICU, and a large referral base throughout New England.

Located in central Massachusetts, Worcester affords easy access to famous skiing areas in New England, beaches on Cape Cod and major urban center (e.g. Boston, New York City).

Applicants should send curriculum vitae and a statement of professional interests to:

Robert H. Brown, D.Phil., M.D., Chair of Neurology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North -Room S5-753
Worcester, MA 01655

Attention: Sarah Sierra
Email: beth.laperle@umassmed.edu
Phone: 508-334-5989

or CLICK HERE to apply

UMass Medical School is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

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