Associate Professor/Professor of Neurology

University of Virginia Health System

Job Description

The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a tenure-eligible or tenured faculty position for its Memory Disorder Program. The incumbent will devote a majority of effort to clinical responsibilities in the Memory and Aging Care Clinic and associated teaching activities. The incumbent will also dedicate effort to contributing to and expanding an active, clinical trials research program in dementia. Applicants with an interest in establishing, or demonstrated ability sustaining, an effective extramurally funded, independent research program will also be considered. Rank and tenure status are dependent on qualifications, experience and scholarly achievement.

The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, a setting with natural beauty and significant historical relevance in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is a wonderful place to live with an extraordinary quality of life and is often ranked among the best places to live in the United States.

This position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references with your application.

For additional information about the position, please contact Jaideep Kapur, MD via email at JK8T@virginia.edu.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Gay Lynn Tonelli via email at glt9c@virginia.edu.

Teaching - Teaching encompasses all activities that directly facilitate student learning, including the contact hours spent in the classroom, office hours, class preparation, grading, answering student email, student advising, evaluating and making available course materials, facilitating e-learning and related duties.
Research - The research component of an assistant professor position normally includes scholarly publication, attending academic conferences and obtaining grants. More senior scholars often take leadership roles in scholarly associations and act as editors, board members and referees for grant-giving organizations, academic presses and scholarly journals.
Service- - University service involves membership in departmental, college-level and university committees, attending departmental meetings, student recruitment and processing routine paperwork such as filling out reports, answering email, participating in surveys and voting in university elections.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: MD or equivalent

Experience: Fellowship training in dementia, geriatric or behavioral neurology and/or a relevant field of research is preferred. To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have experience in basic or clinical research and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine. To be considered for the tenured position, candidates must demonstrate scholarship and excellence in two domains consistent with the requirements for tenure in the School of Medicine.

Licensure: Board-certified or board-eligible at the time of hire in Neurology

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Employment Type

Full time