The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Rush University Medical Center is expanding its program with a Deep Brain Stimulation focused position to join eleven other full-time Movement Disorders specialists. The program is seeking an Associate Professor or Associate-Professor eligible movement disorder neurologist to join its program focused on Patient Care, Research and Education. Applicants should have an interest in Deep Brain Stimulation, Focused Ultrasound and other interventional therapies, with a potential secondary interest in one of the following: genetics, cognition, neuropsychiatric issues, physiology, imaging or basic science. Rush University holds several Centers of Excellence designations and is the most stable program in Chicagoland. Faculty rank will commensurate with experience. This position will be predominantly clinically focused, with opportunities for research collaboration and educational initiatives.
Qualified candidates must have completed a fellowship program and be Board Certified in Neurology. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to patient care, resident education, clinical medicine and research. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush Medical College. This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative at Rush University Medical Center. The Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program sees approximately 6000 adults and children per year, with all types of movement disorders. Fellows, neuropsychologists, psychiatry, and videography are integral parts of the program.
Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.
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