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The Department of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking an outstanding Neurologist for the Neuromuscular Division at UCLA.

This individual has the potential to work in three to four different clinics including pediatric and adult muscle clinics, ALS clinic, EMG as well as general neuromuscular clinics. In the neuromuscular clinic, the individual will coordinate care within a multidisciplinary team of physicians (neurologist, cardiologist, orthopedist, endocrinologist, pediatrician, geneticist, pulmonologist), staffed by a nurse coordinator, social worker, physical therapist, respiratory therapist, orthotist, DME specialist and dietician to provide comprehensive care for young children, teens and adults with muscular dystrophy. Particular programs are developed to provide care with the established Duchenne Certified Care Center as a program of the Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. There are substantial opportunities for translational work with Center members. In the ALS clinic the individual will work with a team consisting of neurologists, respiratory therapist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech pathologist and social worker. The candidate will also have the opportunity to conduct clinical trials in the neuromuscular disease area.

The position involves teaching of neuromuscular fellows as well as residents rotating through the clinics. Other teaching opportunities include case-based and didactic teaching to medical students and residents.

Candidate must have an MD and be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases or Clinical Neurophysiology. The candidate should have expertise in the clinical care of those with neuromuscular disorders and must demonstrate excellent communication skills.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant or Associate level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (Westwood Campus)

Application procedure: Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system Please submit the following to be considered for candidacy:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Career Interests and Objectives
  • Statement describing experience and potential contributions to equity and diversity
  • List of 2-3 references

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Los Angeles, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Career Interests and Objectives

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 letters of reference required