Summary Description: Faculty position in the Division of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, Columbia UniversityThe Division of Movement Disorders in the Department of Neurology at Columbia University is expanding its translational and clinical research as well as clinical programs. The division was founded by Dr. Stanley Fahn as one of the first Movement Disorders Centers in the world. The Division currently has about a dozen faculty members in the basic sciences, clinical research, and patient care. In addition, we have close collaborations with the Aging and Dementia Division in the Department, the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's disease and the Aging Brain, the Motor Neuron Center, the Sergievsky Center for genetic and epidemiological studies, and a large neuroscience community. The Division is currently recruiting up to three new faculty members interested in translational research or clinical practice in movement disorders including Parkinson's disease. We are interested in research topics such as biomarkers including human imaging studies, rehabilitation approaches including physical therapy and exercise, genetic epidemiology, and clinical trials of novel therapeutic approaches. Early career investigators are encouraged to apply. This search is also open to mid-career investigators with a strong record of independent research.
Minimum Qualifications: Research interest and experience in movement disorders required. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an independent and externally funded research program and to interface with clinical and translational research efforts at Columbia.Successful applicants may hold a Ph.D. &/or M.D. degree, and have a demonstrated track record of productivity in the form of publications and peer-reviewed funding. Clinical track candidates are expected to participate in clinical trials and educational activities as well as provide excellent patient care in movement disorders.
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Internal Number: 334_61546
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