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Senior Scientist in Neurology/Down Syndrome Department of Pediatrics, posted 01/10/14
The Department of Pediatrics invites applications and nominations for a senior scientist with expertise in Down Syndrome and neurology. University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (UHRBC) is a 244-bed tertiary care academic medical center and is ranked as one of the nation's top children's hospitals. University Hospitals Case Medical Center is the primary teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
We are interested in an individual with a national reputation and a distinguished record of scholarly accomplishment related to translational research in neurology and Down syndrome. Administrative experience and a record of research excellence is a prerequisite, with clinical excellence an asset but not required. This leadership position will include an excellent opportunity for the individual to expand his/her own research program, as well as to develop the academic focus of the Divisions of Neurology and an emphasis on Down Syndrome in collaboration with other Divisions and Departments in the School of Medicine and throughout Case Western Reserve University.
Candidates must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D., and a strong track record in translational science related to Down Syndrome. Faculty rank is expected to be at the Associate Professor or Professor level; tenure and non-tenure track options available. The successful candidate will demonstrate an outstanding record of scholarly achievements along with proven leadership, mentoring and administrative abilities. If tenure track is desired, Associate Professor candidates must demonstrate national recognition of their research program; Professors must demonstrate sustained excellence and enhanced recognition of their research program.
Please send letter of interest and CV to:
Michael W. Konstan, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pediatrics
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-6040
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