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Teaching and Research Faculty
Epilepsy Program Manager
School of Medicine
Number of Months
Grant funded position?
Mission or Goal of Unit
The mission of the Department of Neurology is to provide state of
the art comprehensive patient-centered neurological care for adults
and children, perform translational and clinical research to
further understanding of disease mechanisms and develop new
treatments, and train the next generation of neurologists and
clinical neuroscientists. The Department of Neurology is committed
to enhancing diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
Department faculty have a responsibility to provide service to
their profession and our community.
Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or
The Department of Neurology is seeking a full-time clinical faculty
member with a clinical background with epilepsy program leadership
experience to serve as the Epilepsy Program Manager and establish
an independent research program focused on epilepsy health-related
outcomes. This clinical position will provide patent care, engage
in team and community education as well as participate in clinical
research. This position will see patients with neurological
disorders in the outpatient setting.
Primary clinical responsibilities include care of patients/families
with complex epilepsy across the lifespan.
The faculty member will teach learners, staff, and physicians
regarding the epilepsy program, its goals, and their role in the
quality patient outcome while providing training/education of
epilepsy nursing-related care. The faculty member will also provide
The Division of Adult Neurology is engaged in clinical and
translation research projects. The faculty member will be expected
to participate in, and when appropriate lead, clinical research,
and clinical trials.
The faculty member will serve on departmental, School of Medicine,
and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a
professional capacity in their field, e.g. reviewer, conference
5. Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.)
The faculty member will oversee the development and maintenance of
epilepsy databases as well as leading the development and
implementation of program processes, procedures, and services
related to the VCU NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center.
· Master Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
· National certification reflective of a graduate curriculum
· Virginia licensure from appropriate Board as a Nurse
Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Nurse Midwife, or Nurse
· Advanced nursing clinical experience in the clinical care of
complex epilepsy patients (ex. APRN, NP)
· Experience with clinical research (ex. Masters, Ph.D.)
· Minimum of five (5) years of relevant clinical experience
· Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive leadership
· Experience in academic health center environment
· Experience in administrative and/or leadership training and
· NP or PA skills and licensure or
DNP /Ph.D. from an
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Application Deadline Date
Proposed Hire Date
Type of Search
Application Process/Additional Information
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academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is
committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an
environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words)
providing your career aspirations and contributions toward
promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement,
you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and
future academic and professional activities have or will contribute
to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Note: Examples include working with others to further the
goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that
tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed,
fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and
scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring
students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from
traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and
successful organizational experience.
Diversity Statement Information
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application