Job ID: 290130028  |  Last Updated: 10/3/2023

Academic Neurology - General & Subspecialty Opportunities

University of Missouri School of Medicine/MU Health
Columbia, MO
Applicant Contact
Lori Schutte

Job Description

The University of Missouri School of Medicine
Department of Neurology

General & Subspecialty Opportunities

The University of Missouris School of Medicine, Department of Neurology invites your application!

We are hiring both general neurology and neurology subspecialists. Our diverse, experienced team creates an excellent environment for experienced physicians, as well as those just getting started, post-fellowship. We offer support, mentorship, skilled leadership, and very competitive compensation.

We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply!

We are hiring in the following areas:
General Neurology Behavioral
Headache Neurocritical Care
Sleep Multiple Sclerosis
Vascular Neurology - Non-interventional Neuromuscular
Clinician Scientist or Research Professor - Alzheimer's Disease & Neurodegenerative Disorders

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General Job Details:

Department is comprised of:
16 neurologists
14 neuroscientists
3 Nurse Practitioners
Responsibilities are:
~90% Clinical
~10% Teaching/Education/Administration
More flexible options are available for those with preferences for more teaching or research
Call Schedule: 1 month per year
2 weeks on, 2x/year
Residents take 1st call
No Stroke, ICU call
No overnight unless emergency
Backup available with all subspecialties
Practice Schedule: M-F 40 hours/week
Inpatient Only: ~10-12 Patients/day
Outpatient Only: ~14-16 Patients/day
2-3 Exam Rooms
Strong nursing Support
Teaching Responsibilities:
Present 1-2x/year in Grand Rounds
Our faculty will always have learners but faculty can dictate how many are present in the clinic
Option to oversee resident clinic and review encounters to build productivity towards incentive pay
All ranks available commensurate with experience
Primarily Non-tenure track
Funded researchers can be considered for tenure-track
As the largest Neurologic Care Team in mid-Missouri, the department's facilities include:

A dedicated 28-bed Neurosciences Center with 6 bed EMU
14-bed Neurosciences ICU
AANEM Lab Accreditation with Exemplary Status
Level IV Epilepsy program
Level 1 Acute Stroke Center
MDA/ALS clinics
An accredited Sleep Program
First Adult Certified Duchenne Care Center by PPMD.

Our academic programs include a neurology residency program and the following six accredited neurology fellowship programs:

ACGME-Accredited Fellowship Programs
Clinical Neurophysiology
Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
Sleep Medicine
Advanced Sleep Medicine
Vascular Neurology
UCNS-Accredited Fellowship Program
Neuro Critical Care
In addition to clinical opportunities, the MU Center for Translational Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory offers a vast array of academic and research opportunities. Currently, there are established basic and translational research programs with 30+ clinical trials in Neurology.


Board-certified or board-eligible in neurology.
Successful completion of an accredited fellowship in the respective areas of expertise.
For the purposes of this application, BC/BE candidates from ACGME accredited residencies and fellowships are considered experienced.
Preferred Qualifications/Procedures:

EMG/Nerve Studies
Sleep Studies
About MU Neurology:

MU Department of Neurology offers comprehensive and multidisciplinary care in areas such as epilepsy, sleep disorders, clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular diseases, interventional and acute, chronic cerebrovascular disease, movement disorders, behavioral neurology, neurological intensive critical care, headache, and multiple sclerosis. In addition, we have expertise in various subspecialty areas, including pediatric neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, neuropathology, neuro-rehab, and pain medicine.

As the largest Neurologic Care Team in mid-Missouri, the department's facilities include a dedicated 28-bed Neurosciences Center with 6 bed EMU; 14-bed Neurosciences ICU, Level IV Epilepsy program, Level 1 Acute Stroke Center, MDA/ALS clinics, and an accredited Sleep Program.

We offer opportunities to assist in the department's growth, the education of students, residents, and fellows across six neurology fellowship programs, including Clinical Neurophysiology, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, Neuro Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Advanced Sleep Medicine, and Vascular Neurology, as well as research and scholarly activities.

In addition to clinical opportunities, the MU Center for Translational Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, and NextGen Precision Health offer a vast array of academic and research opportunities.

About Us:

MU Health Care is the first and only institution in mid-Missouri to earn the Comprehensive Stroke Center certification from DNV GL Healthcare and is a certified Level I Comprehensive Stroke Center, reflecting the highest level of expertise for treating our stroke patients. With the region's only dedicated stroke neurologist and fellowship-trained neuro-interventionalists, MU Health Care's stroke team provides better treatment and safer procedures to our patients from immediate stroke care to rehabilitation.

The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, has an average enrollment of 35,000 students and is Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is also the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System and one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine, and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1908, Mizzou is considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions.

Employees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

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