The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Division of Cognitive Neurology / Memory Disorders is seeking a full-time open rank fixed term faculty to join our expanding Memory Disorders Program. The position can be at assistant, associate or full professor rank depending on experience and eligibility.
This teaching faculty/primary academic appointment requires providing tertiary clinical services, teaching resident physicians, fellows, and medical students in cognitive neurology and memory disorders.
This position entails primary clinical responsibilities in the UNC Memory Disorders Clinic evaluating and managing patients across the spectrum of neurocognitive disorders. Clinical responsibilities will also include rotations on the Neurology Consult service and staffing the Neurology Resident Clinic. A wealth of research opportunities are provided by established programs in NIH-sponsored research consortia participation involving Dementia with Lewy bodies and Frontotemporal Degeneration. The division has also been designated a Research Center of Excellence by the Lewy Body Dementia Association and has established a monthly Multidisciplinary Clinic for Primary Progressive Aphasia. An expanding portfolio of clinical trial opportunities in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in and access to state-of-the-art neuroimaging facilities, including a 7T MRI scanner and hybrid PET-MRI scanner are other potential research avenues. A newly created North Carolina Brain Health Registry in conjunction with Duke University, Wake Forest University, and other academic centers offers a research network for potential collaboration. Dedicated teaching at all levels including medical students, residents and fellows through lectures, seminars, conferences and grand rounds is required. Participation in clinical research and extramural scholarly activities in the form of publications and service to professional organizations is expected.
Education and Experience:
A sub-specialty research interest is highly desirable, particularly in the area of structural and/or functional neuroimaging. The candidate should be licensed or eligible for medical licensure in North Carolina.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 146701
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