Essential Functions: Endowed Chair Professorship for Parkinson Disease SpecialistAn endowed Chair position is available for a Physician Scientist who has both clinical and research interests in Parkinson Disease. The candidate will have a primary appointment in Department of Neurology at Wayne State University School of Medicine. A secondary appointment in other clinical or basic science department is possible if needed. The appropriate candidate will have substantial basic, translational and/or clinical research experience in the field. The ideal candidate will have active federal research funding, preferably for research in gene therapy. The candidate is expected to develop a Movement Disorder program with the emphasis in Parkinson Disease clinical practice and research here at Wayne State University. The candidate will work with the department Chair to recruit additional faculty members to expand the Division of Movement Disorders. The candidate will benefit from a rich academic environment that includes robust research infrastructure, well-trained clinical trial team, state-of-the-art core facilities and many potential collaborators across the campus. The candidate will be offered generous endowed Chair funds, plus a startup package, tenured position, and laboratory space if needed. Academic appointment is at Wayne State University School of Medicine at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Salary is based on academic level of entry and applicant's qualification.
Qualifications: M.D. or D.O. degree required from an accredited medical school.Board certification or board eligibility in Neurology with fellowship training in Movement Disorders is required.Valid Michigan medical license.Rank commensurate with credentials.
Internal Number: 76_206182
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.