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Headache Specialist - Neurology

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Open July 13, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Headache Specialist

The University of California (UC), Irvine, Department of Neurology has an outstanding full-time faculty opportunity for a board eligible/certified physician BC/BE faculty member to develop a Headache Program at UC Irvine Medical Center. The academic appointment is expected to be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Health Science Clinical Series. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong interest and commitment to the care of patients with headache, and will participate in specialty and interdisciplinary clinics at the University campus in Irvine and other UCI Health sites. Candidates should be highly motivated and collaborative, and will combine outstanding clinical care with an academic commitment to teaching and/or clinical research. An interest in developing a clinical trials program is preferred.

Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:
Claire Henchcliffe, MD DPhil, FAAN FANA
Dr. Stanley van den Noort Endowed Chair in Neurology
Professor, Neurology
Department of Neurology

Professional qualifications:
• An M.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.O., or equivalent degree with active board certification or eligibility in Neurology with fellowship training in headache.

• Eligibility to obtain an active and unrestricted medical practice license to practice in the State of California.

• Qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Neurology and hold medical staff privileges with the UCI Medical Center.

• Rank and academic track will be commensurate with candidate experience and credentials.

Personal qualifications/experience:
• Dedication to patients, their families, and providing excellent service.

• Interest and experience in working in a collaborative comprehensive neurosciences center.

• Active involvement with international, national, and/or regional professional societies preferred.

• Interests in teaching and/or clinical research/clinical trials.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI RECRUIT located at: []

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Statement of Contributions to Diversity
  5. Contact Information for 3-4 References

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D., or M.D./Ph.D., D.O. from an accredited institution with appropriate training and experience, postgraduate clinical training, and eligibility for one of the medical specialty boards. Candidate must demonstrate teaching ability or have a clear potential as a clinical teacher.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Orange, CA