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Neurologist, Movement Disorders: Associate/Full Professor

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Please Attach the following: CV Cover Letter 3 professional references

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Neurologist, Movement Disorders: Associate/Full Professor
Department Internal Medicine-Reno
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type Medical Employment
Comp Grade 0(III)-0(IV)
Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Job Description

The Department of Neurology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in partnership with Renown Regional Medical Center announces the creation and recruitment of the new Neurology position, the Gilbert Chair in Movement Disorders.

This newly formed academic position represents a new specialty within the Neurology department at UNR Med and the Institute of Neurosciences at Renown Health. The Gilbert Chair for Movement Disorders will have a unique opportunity to create a movement disorders program that will become recognized for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment and for innovative clinical research. The Gilbert Chair will have 40% protected time and start-up funds to develop clinical research in the area of Parkinson’s and related diseases.

We are seeking a Board Certified, fellowship trained neurologist at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should demonstrate leadership in movement disorders with a national reputation of clinical excellence and a robust research portfolio demonstrating clinical and translational science expertise. The level of academic appointment is dependent on experience and qualifications.

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For nearly 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to ‘A Healthy Nevada,’ nation and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med was founded upon a three-part mission of education, research and service and is committed to the values of compassion, diversity, excellence, integrity, respect, safety, service and stewardship. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who can contribute towards our mission, and uphold our core values.
Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers, while maintaining personalized instruction. We are building new residencies to train medical specialists, and expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients and researchers. The School of Medicine has a statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state’s rural communities. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners, to our employees and patients, whose health we seek to improve. For more information on the University and the School of Medicine, please go to
The University of Nevada offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision and a very generous 14.5% matching retirement plan. Furthermore, the state of Nevada has no state income tax and a very reasonable cost of living. Please go to for more information.
Reno/Tahoe is located just 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, and 1 ½ hours from the Sacramento area. Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas with mild weather, four seasons and over 300 days of sunshine per year. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Lake Tahoe Rim Trail).

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Required Qualifications

BC/BE Neurologist with fellowship training in movement disorders whose duties will include the treatment of neurologic conditions in an outpatient clinic and the supervision of residents and medical students in the inpatient neurology consult service.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

Anne Larson

Samantha Myers

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please Attach the following:
Cover Letter
3 professional references

Job Open Date 04/28/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Search Number 72246
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Reference Contact Information
  3. Resume/CV
Optional Documents