Neurologist - Movement Disorder, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Florida Atlantic University
Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Position Summary:

The FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine seeks a dynamic and collaborative clinical faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to serve as a Neurologist - Movement Disorder, a key member of the healthcare team, responsible for providing specialized medical care to patients with neurological movement disorders. This role combines clinical expertise, patient care, teaching, and scholarly activities. The Movement Disorder Neurologist plays a vital role in delivering high-quality healthcare services, contributing to the academic mission of the medical center, and advancing the field of neurology. The primary work site for this position is the University’s affiliate hospital, Broward Health North.

The mission of the Schmidt College of Medicine as a community-based medical school is to advance the health and well-being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. We are committed to providing educational programs, in partnership with our hospital affiliates, that enable our medical students and residents to become active, self-directed, life-long learners; equip our graduates to effectively treat the patients that they are most likely to encounter in their practices; produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and self-awareness required to practice effective, humanistic, patient-centered, evidence-based medicine; emphasize the centrality of collaborative relationships in the provision of the highest quality comprehensive health care; and foster and value collaboration among medical specialties, and between academic medicine and community health care professionals.

The Neurologist – Movement Disorder Assistant/Associate/Full Professor will have the following specific responsibilities:

  • Patient Care: Provide comprehensive medical care and management for patients with neurological movement disorders in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Conduct detailed neurological evaluations, order and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose conditions, develop personalized treatment plans, and monitor patient progress.
  • Continuity of Care: Establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, ensuring continuity of care throughout their healthcare journey. Coordinate with other healthcare professionals, specialists, and support staff to provide coordinated and multidisciplinary patient management.
  • Teaching and Supervision: Act as a clinical educator and mentor to medical students, residents, and fellows. Provide teaching and supervision during clinical rotations, participate in case discussions, and facilitate educational activities to enhance the learning experience of trainees.
  • Scholarly Activities: Engage in scholarly activities, including clinical research, quality improvement projects, and educational initiatives within the field of neurology. Contribute to the advancement of medical knowledge by presenting research findings at conferences and publishing in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Care: Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including nurses, neurosurgeons, radiologists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists, to ensure comprehensive and coordinated patient care. Participate in interdisciplinary meetings and conferences to discuss patient management and treatment plans.
  • Clinical Guidelines and Quality Improvement: Stay updated with the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practices in neurology. Participate in quality improvement initiatives, identify areas for improvement, and actively contribute to enhancing patient safety, outcomes, and satisfaction.
  • Professional Development: Engage in continuous professional development activities to stay current with advances in movement disorders. Attend conferences, workshops, and educational events to expand knowledge and skills.
  • Compliance and Documentation: Adhere to all regulatory and compliance requirements, including documentation standards, billing practices, and patient privacy guidelines. Maintain accurate and timely medical records and documentation.
  • Community Engagement: Actively participate in community outreach programs, health education initiatives, and preventive care campaigns related to neurology. Foster positive relationships with community organizations and participate in medical society meetings and local healthcare events.
  • Institutional Contributions: Contribute to the academic mission of the medical center by participating in committees, departmental meetings, and institutional initiatives. Collaborate with colleagues to enhance patient care, promote professional growth, and contribute to the advancement of the institution.
  • Collaborate with practice director in new patient recruitment to ensure successful enrollment numbers are met on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Participate in patient recruitment events that are within scope of practice and skill set.
  • Follow College of Medicine organizational protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Liaise with COM Marketing and COM Development (Philanthropy) to increase visibility and funding.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

•M.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher required. Fellowship training in movement disorder or commensurate experience is required.
•A Florida medical license or eligibility for Florida licensure and Board eligibility/certification in Neurology required.
•Completion of an accredited movement disorder fellowship program.
•Strong clinical skills and knowledge in movement disorders.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with patients, families, colleagues, and learners.
•Commitment to providing high-quality patient care and maintaining patient safety.
•Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with healthcare professionals.
•Demonstrated interest in teaching, mentorship, and scholarly activities within neurology.
•Adherence to ethical standards and professional conduct.
•Appreciation of the role of holistic care of the patient and family is preferred. The ability to effectively communicate with different members of the healthcare system as well as a variety of learners from diverse backgrounds is required.
•Applicants with teaching experience with students/residents, experience with administrative organization/leadership of outpatient practices, and/or clinical research/scholarship experience will be most competitive.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Medicine/ Neurology, Psychiatry and Rehabilitation


Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

Required Documents:

FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into a single attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter and curriculum vitae.


The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University, not to the individual applicant.

Background Screening:

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

As a Hispanic-serving institution, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system. We are committed to recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff. We embrace our shared responsibility to create and celebrate a diverse, welcoming, inclusive, and equitable campus environment for all. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conductive to year-round outdoor activities.


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