Assistant/Associate/Professor of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

  • University of Virginia
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Feb 15, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a tenure-eligible or tenured faculty position for its Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Program. Responsibilities include participation in clinical activities, clinical trials, and associated teaching activities. Rank and tenure status are dependent on qualifications, experience, and scholarly achievement.

New faculty members will have access to a wide array of clinical resources and academic opportunities.  They will join an active Division of two MS/neuroimmunology fellowship-trained adult neurologists, one MS/neuroimmunology fellowship-trained child neurologist, and one experienced advanced practice provider.  They will provide patient care with a multidisciplinary team in the James Q. Miller Multiple Sclerosis Clinic including neuropsychology, neuropharmacy, therapy services, and medical social work.  More information about the clinic can be found at:

The teaching mission of the Division includes a joint Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology Fellowship Program, and working closely with superb neurology residents and medical students in the UVA School of Medicine.  Additionally, the UVA Department of Neurology affords numerous collaborative research opportunities including the Department of Neurosciences and Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), the UVA Brain Institute, and the Integrated Translational Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) supported by the NIH Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA) program.

The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, a setting with natural beauty and significant historical relevance in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is a wonderful place to live with an extraordinary quality of life and is often ranked among the best places to live in the United States. For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit

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Preferred and Required Qualifications


Education: MD or equivalent by appointment start date.

Experience: Subspecialty training in Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology is required. To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have experience in basic or clinical research and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine. To be considered for the tenured position, candidates must demonstrate scholarship and excellence in two domains consistent with the requirements for tenure in the School of Medicine.

Licensure: Board-certified or board-eligible at the time of hire in Neurology

Application Details

Application process:

Position will remain open until filled.

Please visit , and search for requisition R0015642.

  • Complete an application online
  • Attach a cover letter
  • Attach a CV/resume
  • Provide contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).


For questions regarding the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter via email at


For additional information about the position, please contact Andrew Southerland, MD, MSc via email at or phone at 434 243-9988.


The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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