Job Description

Open Rank of Neurology

Posting Numberreq11951
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentNeurology (490A)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

We are seeking a board certified, or board eligibleneurologist to join our Neuromuscular team in an open rank position. The successful candidate will join a team offaculty in providing quality patient care in the inpatient and outpatientsetting at UNM Hospital. The incumbent will be involved in assessment andtreatment of neuromuscular disorders in our Clinical Neuroscience Centerincluding: carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, radiculopathy, muscle disease,ALS, muscular dystrophy, OPMD, and myasthenia gravis. The ALS and MDA clinicsare certified as Care Centers by their national organizations.

Clinical responsibilities include direct patient care in abusy outpatient clinical setting, as well as inpatient and consult attendingsupervision of residents, fellows and medical students and midlevel providers.Academic responsibilities include participation in teaching of medicalstudents, residents, and fellows and research activities of the department.Based on qualifications leadership opportunities may be available.

Albuquerque is a terrific place to live and work, with avibrant university community, a strong tri-cultural environment, andunparalleled outdoor access where one can be cross-country skiing on the top ofSandia Mountain as the sun comes up and still get to clinic on time. We providecompetitive salaries at AAMC standards and excellent fringe benefits includingfree UNM tuition for dependents, as well as a generous pension plan.

UNM Hospital is the tertiary care center for theState and the only Level 1 Trauma Center and Burn Center in New Mexico. TheDepartment has 26 full-time and part-time attending physicians and is home to well-establishedResidency and Fellowship programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD Degree or equivalent
  • Boardcertified/board eligible in Neurology
  • Fellowshiptrained in respective specialty
  • Eligiblefor Medical licensure in the state of New Mexico
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferencewill be given to candidates with strong clinical and teaching skills
  • Skillsin all aspects of clinical Neurology
  • Strengthof training
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please attach a signed letter of interest, CV, and three professional references. For additional information, please contact Michel T. Torbey, MD, MPH Chair, Department of Neurology at

or Traci Jastrzemski, MBA, Department Administrator at

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 2/28/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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