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Academic Pediatric Neurologist

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
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Full Time

Academic Pediatric Neurologist

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Posted: Jan 30, 2023
Apply By: Open until filled



The Department of Neurology at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School and Dell Children's Medical Center are recruiting academic child neurologists. We seek physicians with excellent clinical skills, a passion for education, and the potential for scholarly contributions. Individuals with an interest neuromuscular disease, movement disorders, or outpatient neurology are particularly encouraged to apply, but all qualified applicants will be considered. The review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

The UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's is a dynamic multidisciplinary program that supports superb clinical care, clinical and basic science research, and the training of child neurology residents and fellows. Since the program's inception in 2019, the faculty has grown to 20 child neurologists, including individuals with expertise in epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, stroke, headache, neurogenetics, movement disorders, autism, and neuroimmunology. The program also features nine neuropsychologists, three pediatric rehabilitation specialists, four pediatric neurosurgeons, a neuro-ophthalmologist, and two genetic counselors. We offer a child neurology residency as well as fellowships in pediatric epilepsy, pediatric headache, and pediatric neuropsychology.

The recently founded Dell Medical School is located on the main campus of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the country's leading research universities. We pursue innovation in healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and outstanding professional education. Dell Children's Medical Center is a 300-bed freestanding facility that features a level 4 epilepsy center, a level 1 trauma center, and a level 4 NICU, and Magnet recognition for nursing excellence. Outpatient facilities, academic offices, and conference rooms for the pediatric neuroscience program are conveniently located in a building that is connected to the children's hospital.

For the last several years, Austin has ranked near the top of the annual US News & World Report's “Best US Places to Live” survey. Austin is a vibrant, dynamic university city, known for its live music scene, contemporary social scene, and renowned festivals such as South by Southwest. Nearby lakes and rivers as well as the beautiful adjacent Texas Hill Country provide ample opportunities for outdoor activities.


Applicants should be ABPN certified or, in the case of recent trainees, board eligible in child neurology. We are unable to offer visa waiver eligible positions. Candidates must be eligible for a faculty appointment with The University of Texas at Austin. Hiring is contingent upon obtaining a Texas medical license and the appropriate hospital privileges.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates for the position should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae via Interfolio. The review of applications will be ongoing, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. The Department will contact applicants of interest for the next stage of the process.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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