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Stanford University
  • Position Number: 3125308
  • Location: Stanford, CA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians

Child Neurology Translational Researcher - Assistant Professor or Associate Professor


The Division of Child Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University seeks a child neurologist or neuroscientist to be appointed at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the University Tenure Line (UTL), University Medical Line (UML), or Non-Tenure Line Research (NTLR), depending on qualifications. Desirable applicants should bring expertise in translational research focused on acquired brain injury of childhood, in areas such as stroke, concussion, brain tumors, or neonatal brain injury. Faculty line and rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

  • The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.
  • 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 major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.

    The successful candidate will have an opportunity to interact across the wide range of clinical,
    translational, and basic science programs offered at Stanford. The position requires a strong commitment to scholarly work and should include a highly specific focus on laboratory-based translational research and scholarship relevant to injury of the central nervous system resulting from diseases processes of childhood and complementary to the subspecialty foci the Division. Necessary qualifications include a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, and, if appropriate, Board certification or eligibility from the ABPN (with Special Competence in Child Neurology), eligibility for a California medical license, and suitable clinical, teaching and scholarship experience. A trajectory of obtaining intra- and extramural grants is desirable.

    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, and epilepsy, among multiple other programs.

    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 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 submit a curriculum vitae, candidate statement (no longer than three pages) describing research and teaching activities and interests, and names with contact information of three references to Stanford FSAT system: https://facultypositions.stanford.edu/en-us/job/493405/child-neurology-translational-researcher-assistant-professor-or-associate-professor





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