- Clinical Promote the clinical productivity of faculty in a quality driven manner. The successful candidate will work closely with the Chair and health system leadership to develop and improve clinical programs, with particular focus on innovative and value based efforts. The Chief/Director will promote the Division and PMDC as a regional and national referral center by working collaboratively across University departments and community physicians. 2. Teaching The Movement Disorders Division has an existing fellowship program, which the successful candidate will be expected to support. The Chief/Director will commit to providing sufficient faculty effort to cover the teaching requirements of the department. They will also work to integrate with the overall graduate and post graduate educational activities across the department and the overall neuroscience community. 3. Research The Chief/Director is expected to promote the research mission of the Division and PMDC. This includes the expansion of NIH and other extramural funding to support translational, clinical, and population health. The Chief/Director is expected to work with the Chair and the Vice Chair of Research to advance the Department's national ranking in research funding. The Chief/Director will work closely with the Vice Chair of Research to promote the clinical research model in the department. This includes recruiting and mentoring research focused faculty. The successful candidate will serve as a leader and role model through leadership of their personal research program (with a strong history of extramural funding preferred). 4. Service The Chief/Director with foster a supportive environment that provides for ongoing mentorship of faculty. They will demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the financial and operational performance of the center. The Director will work to integrate Center services at the University and the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Hospital, with a joint appointment a possibility.
? BC/BE in Neurology ? Fellowship training in Movement Disorders. ? Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
? A successful track record as a successful clinical or translational neuroscientist with NIH grant support (or equivalent).
This position is for the Chief of the Movement Disorders Division and Director of the Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Center (PMDC). It will be a full-time faculty position in the Department of Neurology at an Associate or Full Professor level (rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications). The Director is expected to provide leadership for all aspects of the Division and PMDC and to lead the collaborative relationship with the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital's Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC). Demonstrated leadership across the missions of the Department (clinical, teaching, and research) is ideal. This includes associated administrative skills to promote the development of faculty, promotion of a collegial atmosphere, and the ability to grow the center in prominence. The Division and PMDC will benefit from the complementary skill set to promote the existing programs. Finally, the Center Director is expected to work cohesively across the department and the larger neuroscience community. The candidate will be expected to promote the recognition of the Division and Center as a dynamic national leader in clinical care, research, and education.