The Department of Neurology at UC Davis Medical Center is actively seeking a board eligible/certified neurologist for a full-time position as a Pediatric Epileptologist.
This position is at the Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor level in the Health Sciences Clinical series. The pediatric epileptologist will direct the pediatric epilepsy service, Pediatric EEG Monitoring Unit and work closely with our epilepsy team of three neurologists and epilepsy fellows that comprise our NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center.
The incumbent will join three other pediatric neurologists and pediatric nurse practitioner who participate in delivering care at our state-of-the-art Midtown outpatient and neurophysiology clinic, UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Shriner’s Northern California Hospital for Children. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital has a 49-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), is a Level III nursery, and cares for infants from throughout Northern California. The NICU averages more than 500 admissions per year while the 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) averages more than 1000 admissions annually. ICU beds are wired for EEG and are exported to Citrix. Incumbents will participate in the education of residents, fellows and medical students.
The position is open until June 30, 2017. Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vita; 3) names of three references including addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses; and 4) a statement of contributions to diversity.
Candidates must have completed an ACGME approved residency program in child neurology, be board certified or eligible in child neurology, possess an MD degree, possess a valid California medical license or be license eligible, and be board certified or eligible in epilepsy with expertise in reading pediatric and neonatal EEG’s.
The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis conducts basic and clinical research on the nervous system and provides clinical care for people with neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, epilepsy, movement disorders like Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, tremor, dystonia, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular conditions, headache, and... sleep disorders.
The department’s faculty includes leading neuroscientists, who work to expand our knowledge of nervous system function, as well as neurologists and psychologists who provide diagnosis and treatment for adults and children. The department offers cutting-edge diagnostic approaches, including advanced neuroimaging technologies, and access to trials of new medications and other therapeutic modalities.
The department's educational programs include medical student training, an active residency program that enrolls 15 residents, and several post-doctoral fellowships in clinical neurophysiology, clinical neuropsychology, epilepsy, movement disorders, and neurodegeneration and aging.