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Neurodegenerative Disorders Researcher

Company: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Neurodegenerative Disorders Researcher
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The Department of Neurology at the University of Missouri-Columbia is seeking a fellowship-trained (BE/BC) MD Clinician, or a Ph.D. Clinician, or a Ph.D. Researcher with an interest in Neurodegenerative Disorders Research. In the fall of 2021, the University of Missouri launched the NextGen Precision Health Building, which focuses primarily on Cardiometabolic, Cancer, and Neuroscience research. The successful candidate for this search will join other world-class researchers and clinicians who will focus on bringing research to translational, precision medicine for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's, Neuromuscular, Addiction, and Sleep disorders. The successful candidate may join with tenure or on a tenure track.
About MU Neurology:
MU Department of Neurology offers comprehensive and multidisciplinary care in areas such as epilepsy, sleep disorders, movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases, comprehensive cerebrovascular disease, neurological intensive critical care, and headache. In addition, we have expertise in various subspecialty areas, including pediatric neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, neuropathology, neuro-rehab, and multiple sclerosis. Details:

  • Number of available positions: 1
  • Join a department of 30+ neurologists and neuroscientists
  • Opportunities to assist in the department's growth, the education of medical students, neurology residents, and neurology fellows, as well as research and scholarly activities.
  • If clinical faculty, call schedule:
    o Only if joining as a clinical Neurohospitalist, stroke, or ICU physician
    o Proportionate to the clinical FTE
  • All ranks available commensurate with experience
  • All tracks available
  • As the largest Neurologic Care Team in mid-Missouri, the department's facilities include:
    o A dedicated 28-bed Neurosciences Center with 6 bed EMU
    o 30-bed Neurosciences ICU
    o AANEM Lab Accreditation with Exemplary Status
    o Level IV Epilepsy program
    o Comprehensive Stroke Center
    o MDA/ALS clinics
    o An accredited Sleep Program
    o Outpatient infusion center
  • Our academic programs include a neurology residency program and the following six accredited neurology fellowship programs:
  • ACGME-Accredited Fellowship Programs
    o Clinical Neurophysiology
    o Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology (dual UCNS certification)
    o Sleep Medicine
    o Advanced Sleep Medicine
    o Vascular Neurology
    o Neuro Critical Care (dual UCNS certification)
  • In addition to clinical opportunities, the MU Center for Translational Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory offers a vast array of academic and research opportunities. Currently, there are established basic and translational research programs with 30+ clinical trials in Neurology. Minimum Qualifications: fellowship-trained BC/BE MD/DO or MD/Ph.D. or Ph.D. Researcher Candidates will be evaluated on: currently involved in neurodegenerative disorders research.
    Employees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Our Community Columbia is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals. Benefit Eligibility This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at U.M. System Total Rewards Benefits Our Values Commitment We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at . EEO IS THE LAW To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), please use the following links: EEO is the Law English Version
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Keywords: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia , Neurodegenerative Disorders Researcher, Other , Columbia, South Carolina

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