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Rutgers The State University Neuromuscular Division Chief in New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Recruitment/Posting Title Neuromuscular Division Chief
Department RWJ-Dept of Neurology
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
The Department of Neurology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ, part of Rutgers- the State University of New Jersey, seeks a full-time faculty to start on July 1, 2023. Function as Chief of the Division of Neuromuscular Disorders in the Department of Neurology. Board-eligible or certified neurologists with strong interests in clinical research and teaching. Participate in the clinical care of patients with neurological disorders in the sub-specialty of Neuromuscular Disorders according to a schedule determined by the Chair. 1. Function as the Division Chief of Neuromuscular Disorders 2. Oversee the MDA-designated ALS Center of Excellence 3. Function as the Chief of the Electromyograoghy (EMG) Laboratory at RWJBH-NB 4. Supervisor of Division Faculty 5. Care for patients with neuromuscular disorders in the outpatient and hospital settings 6. Perform electrodiagnostic tests in both the outpatient and hospital settings 7. Attend the consult service at the RWJUH according to a schedule determined by Chair 8. Participate in night and weekend call 9. Participate in the Department's educational activities, including lecturing students and residents and supervising the resident clinic 10. Participate in the administrative activities of Department 11. Participate in the clinical neuromuscular research program 12. Participate in the General Neurology clinic at RWJ and satellite clinics as needed 13. Participate in the teaching mission of RWJMS to the extent determined in consultation with the Department Chair. This will include teaching and mentoring fellows, teaching Neurology residents and rotating residents in the inpatient and outpatient settings in small group seminars, teaching medical students in the inpatient and outpatient settings in small group seminars, or in formal lectures in the pre-clinical setting. 14. Participate in the community service responsibilities of the department, such as providing neurological care for indigent patients and teaching or advising lay community groups in the area of neurological disorders according to a schedule to be determined by the Chair 15. Participate in the consult rotation and the weekend call schedules 16. Attend departmental and institutional faculty/other meetings 17. Participate in administrative tasks, including membership in standing or ad hoc departmental and institutional committees 18. Perform other duties as required. The Division of Neurology includes nationally and internationally recognized faculty with a proud record of productivity in clinical and translational research and excellent regional and national reputations as clinical referral targets. The department has 27 full-time faculty, 12 residents, and five nationally recognized centers of excellence. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is the primary teaching hospital for the medical school.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 23FA0707
Posting Open Date 06/23/2023
Posting Close Date 06/22/2024

Minimum Education and Experience
MD Candidates must be graduates of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency, be board certified or eligible in neurology; have completed a fellowship in neuromuscular disorders or related clinical neurosciences, and be eligible for a New Jersey License. Rank and track will be consistent with qualifications.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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Physical Demands and Work Environment
Must be able to lift 20 pounds, and to have direct contact with rodents.
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