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
Chief Purpose of this position: This position is an Open
Rank (rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications)
full-time faculty position in the Division of Vascular Neurology.
The Vascular Neurology Division is the home of VCU’s Joint
Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. The faculty
member will provide patient care, engage in medical student and
neurology resident and fellow education, and participate in
clinical and/or translational research.
Primary clinical responsibilities include care of patients in both
inpatient and outpatient settings. Candidates with appropriate
training and experience may be asked to provide endovascular stroke
care. 2. Teaching
The faculty member will be expected to teach medical students,
neurology residents (and those from other Departments), and
vascular neurology fellows. 3. Research
The Division of Vascular Neurology is engaged in clinical and
translational research projects. The faculty member will be
expected to participate in, and when appropriate lead, clinical
and/or translational research projects and clinical trials. 4. Service
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
• BC/BE in Neurology
• Fellowship training in Vascular Neurology.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse
faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a
faculty member at VCU.
• Demonstrated promise, or a successful track record, as a clinical
or translational vascular neuroscientist.
• Training and experience in endovascular stroke care.
Position Type: Teaching & Research Faculty Full time equivalent: 1.0 Tenure: Open Rank: Open Months: 12 Department: Neurology