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Open Rank- Cognitive Neurology/Memory Disorders

UNC Department of Public Safety Chapel Hill, NC
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# Position Information

## Position Summary

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.

## Educational Requirements

Candidate should possess an M.D. or equivalent degree and have completed both a Neurology residency and Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry fellowship in an accredited program.

## Qualifications 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.

## Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

## Special Instructions

Interested candidates should complete an online application and attach a CV and cover letter, and submit the names, titles, and email addresses of 3 reference letter writers, one of which must be the sub-specialty program director who can outline the training. Referees will receive an email with instructions for submitting their letters through the recruitment system. Materials should be addressed to: Chair of Department of Neurology, Larry Marks, MD, and Division Chief, Dan Kaufer, MD at: Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 170 Manning Drive, CB 7025, Chapel Hill, NC 27599; Attn: Aneika J. Carroll, Executive Assistant to Chair at

# Department Contact Information

## Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University?s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

*Position Type:* Permanent Faculty

*Working Title:* Open Rank- Cognitive Neurology/Memory Disorders

*Appointment Type:* Fixed Term Faculty

*Salary Range:* Salary commensurate with experience

*Full-time/Part-time:* Full-Time Permanent

*Vacancy ID:* FAC0002496

*Posting Open Date:* 09/19/2018

*Open Until Filled:* Yes

*Proposed Start Date:* 10/16/2018

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*Department Contact Name and Title:* Le'Quisha Artis

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