Job Description

Open Rank of Neurology

Posting Numberreq2396
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentNeurology Child (490C)
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

The University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine is seeking a board certified/board eligible Child Neurologist to join the Department of Neurology in an Open Rank Faculty position. The Division of Child Neurology currently includes faculty with general as well as specialty expertise in epilepsy, headaches, cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, congenital vascular disorders and neuroimaging.

Broad spectrums of clinical services are provided by the division including: active outpatient clinics, a busy inpatient attending service and outreach clinics throughout the state of New Mexico. In addition the Department of Neurosciences is particularly strong at the University of New Mexico with a recently funded NIH Clinical and Translational Science Center and state-of-the-art clinical and animal neuroimaging research facility. This provides ample opportunities to support any research activity of the interested candidate. However, research is not required. Applicants with primary interest in providing clinical service are also strongly encouraged to apply. Most importantly, candidates must be collegial, have a passion for caring for children, and enjoy teaching medical students and residents. Albuquerque is a terrific place to live and work, with a vibrant university community, a strong tri-cultural environment, and unparalleled outdoor access where one can be cross country skiing on the top of Sandia Mountain as the sun comes up and still get to clinic on time.


Minimum Requirements:

  • MD or DO degree
  • Board certified/board eligible in Child Neurology
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of New Mexico
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong clinical and teaching skills
  • Skills in all aspects of clinical Child Neurology
  • The strength of training and recommendations will be important considerations
Application Instructions

Complete applications should include a cover letter, CV and three references with contact information. Inquiries may be emailed to: Chair Department of Neurology Christopher Calder at and Division Chief, John Phillips at or sent to: UNM HSC Dept. of Neurology; MSC 10-5620; 1 University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001; Attn.; Traci Jastrzemski, Clinical Dept. Administrator.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/1/2017. 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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