Assistant Professor, Clin Geo, Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine, Movement Diso...

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

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Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff.

The Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, is seeking a Movement Disorders Physician for our inpatient services at UC Medical Center and the teaching activities in the Department’s Graduate Medical Education program.

The ideal candidate will provide direct patient care to Neurology and Movement Disorders patients. Patient care responsibilities include both inpatient consultation and outpatient office visits and procedures. This faculty position will teach as they provide clinical care as they will be accompanied by medical students, residents, and fellows in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This faculty position will also deliver both formal and informal lectures and evaluate program curriculum.

Essential Functions
  • Evaluate and treat outpatients, performing programming of deep brain stimulators for the treatment of movement disorders, administering botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of dystonia, spasticity, and other movement disorders.
  • Examine and treat hospitalized patients by collecting, recording and maintaining patient information, such as medical history, reports, and exam results; analyzing records, reports, test results, or examination of information to diagnose the medical condition of patients; prescribing or administering medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury; monitoring patients' conditions and progress and re-evaluating treatments/adjusting therapeutic interventions as necessary; explaining procedures and discussing test results or prescribed treatments with patients and families.
  • Interpret microelectrode recordings during deep brain stimulation procedures for movement disorders.
  • Precept medical students from UC College of Medicine, residents from the Department of Neurology Residency program, and clinical fellows from the Movement Disorders Fellowship program.
  • Participate in the quality improvement framework of the medical units
  • Regularly attend section/divisional/departmental meetings and educational events, as assigned.
  • Teach medical students, residents, and fellows while performing direct patient care.
  • Directly teach medical students in all four years.
Minimum Requirements

Must have all of the following prior to effective date of appointment:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO).
  • Completion of a four year Neurology residency.
  • Completion of a two year Movement Disorders fellowship.
  • Licensure by the State of Ohio Medical Board
Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

REQ: 91892


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