Professor of Clinical - Neurology (Epilepsy)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-08
Req: R100041392
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Neurology Epilepsy Division


Position # P00018018



The incumbent will be appointed Chief of Neurology Service at the VAMC (8/8 VA).

In addition, the incumbent will be appointed Vice-Chair of VA Programs in the Department of Neurology, and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program Director

The incumbent will be appointed at the rank of non-tenure earning Professor on the clinical educator track in the Epilepsy Division, Department of Neurology at the University of Miami School of Medicine.

The incumbent will participate in the education of neurology residents and fellows along with conducting research and mentoring residents/fellows with their research.

This position will be reporting to the Neurology Department Chairman and collaborates with UM Chief for Epilepsy.


1) Care for patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings throughout UHealth

2) Train/mentor residents and fellows to increase their clinical fund of knowledge and interest/success with academic research

3) Preparation and presentation at teaching conferences


Education and experience:

§ Requires an MD degree from a recognized accredited University (or foreign equivalent). Neurophysiology Fellowship board certification are highly recommended.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

· Good communications skills (face to face, over the phone and in writing)

· Excellent customer service skills Ability to work collaboratively with other employees.

· Good organizational skills.


1. Work conditions: work is normally performed in an indoor office environment. Subject to frequent interruptions.

2. Physical Activity Requirements:

· Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or by telephone.

· Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate keyboard and other office equipment.

· Reaching to retrieve and maintain files.

· Bending, pushing, moving and lifting files, documents and objects weighing up to approximately 15-20 pounds.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 9/25/2020
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