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Neuro-Oncology Division Chief- Associate or Full Professor of Neurology

Apply now Work type: CE - Clinician Educator, University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University is currently recruiting a Division Chief of Neuro-Oncology to join the Department as Associate or Full Professor in the University Medical Line (UML), University Tenure Line (UTL) or Clinician Educator (CE) line(s).

  • The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
  • The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.
  • The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The Division Chief provides overall leadership for all academic, clinical and research activities within the Department and School of Medicine related to adult Neuro-Oncology. In addition to the administrative responsibilities of this position, the individual will share in the clinical responsibilities with other faculty members and will be expected to establish a clinical to translational research focus of their own or to continue and advance current research activities now in place. This leader will be responsible for future development and implementation of the clinical, educational, academic, research, and advocacy goals of the institution for adult Neuro-Oncology. The Chief will also be expected to recruit additional faculty to support research within the Department and to expand the clinical enterprise.

The Division Chief is responsible for excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administration, and scholarship appropriate to the programmatic needs of the Division and Department. Successful applicants will be encouraged to interact with the wide range of clinical, translational, and basic science programs at Stanford and to advance the development of a nationally recognized adult neuro-oncology clinical research program at Stanford.

The successful applicant should have a combined proven leadership skills with an outstanding record of academic accomplishment, a dedication to excellence in clinical, research, and educational missions, and an understanding of the complexity of academic medicine. Candidates should be an accomplished physician-investigators with national reputation. Necessary qualifications include a medical degree or equivalent; Neuro-Oncology fellowship training and/or an established record of excellence in Neuro-Oncology; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology board certification or eligibility; United Council for Neurolgic Subspecialties certification or eligibility in Neuro-Oncology; eligibility for a California medical license; and suitable clinical, teaching, and scholarship experience. Responsibilities are expected to include out-patient and in-patient care of neuro-oncology patients, teaching of medical students, residents and clinical fellows, and clinical research. For qualified candidates, opportunities are available to participate in research, quality improvement, and development of innovative clinical and research programs. Faculty may work in our hospital and clinics at Stanford Health Care, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and outreach sites in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and accepted until 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 also welcomes applications from others 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 will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

Interested candidates should submit a CV, 3-page statement describing research and teaching activities and interests, and three references (provide: name, title/rank, institution, and email address). Applicants must apply directly to Stanford University School of Medicine’s Faculty Search and Applicant Tracking (FSAT) by using the APPLY NOW button above.

Questions should be directed via e-mail to Dr. Michelle Monje Deisseroth, Search Committee Chair, c/o Kemin Wong (search administrator)

To expedite response to your question, please include your name and “Neuro-Oncology Division Chief Recruitment” in your email subject line. Please be advised, it is not permissible to accept applications via email. Candidates must apply using the Stanford Faculty Position link above.

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The expected base pay range for this position is:

Associate Professor: $275,000 - $293,000

Professor: $315,000 - $327,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

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