The Division of Child Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University and Stanford Medicine Children’s Health seeks candidates for the position of Division Chief. We are particularly interested in candidates who are late Associate Professors or full Professors with a strong academic record and who would qualify for the University Medical Line (UML). The major criteria for appointment of faculty in the University Medical Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, and scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Desirable applicants should have an established area of their own research; an advanced understanding of academic medicine and children's health; and skills in mentorship and personnel management, financial stewardship and fundraising, daily operations and strategic planning, and collaboration across multiple Divisions and Departments. Suitable clinical and teaching experience is required. A record of obtaining intra- and extra-mural grants is desirable. Necessary qualifications include a MD, or MD/PhD, and Board certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology, or equivalent, and eligibility for a California medical license.
The Division of Child Neurology is a rapidly growing program at Stanford University with over 35 faculty and a large scholarly footprint in basic and translational science, as well as investigator-initiated clinical trials and correlative research, which attracts extramural funding from a full range of federal agencies and foundations. There are well-established subspecialty foci in stroke, traumatic brain injury, neuro-oncology, neonatal neurology, neuromuscular disorders, and epilepsy, among multiple other programs. The Division has established itself as a pre-eminent United States center for child neurology and as a destination clinical program with a USNWR ranking of number 7 in the US, highest in the West.
Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and accepted until the position is filled.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
The Neurology Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, candidate statement (no longer than three pages) describing research and teaching activities and interests, and names of three references