Headache Neurologist

Sacramento, California
Feb 12, 2018
Position Type

The University of California, Davis, Department of Neurology is seeking a board eligible/certified Headache Neurologist for a full-time faculty position in the UC Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, CA.

The Department of Neurology is nationally ranked in USN&WR and UC Davis is ranked one of the top 10 public universities in the United States. As a Level 1 Trauma Center UCDHS has the largest catchment area of the academic medical centers in California located in the fast-growing greater Sacramento region. The UC Davis Headache Clinic has grown substantially in the last few years to a busy clinical operation of excellence with all modalities of therapy. 


This faculty position requires a primary interest in clinical practice and the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. Clinical responsibilities include 70% effort in the new, state-of-the-art outpatient Neurology clinic focusing on neurologic headache and facial pain. The remaining 30% clinical effort will consist of general neurology, supervision of medical students and neurology residents in the outpatient clinic, and inpatient attending service. Research is not required but strongly encouraged; especially clinical research. The faculty member will also be expected to provide university/public service.

The academic rank of the position is commensurate with the level of experience and qualifications of the applicant.


Candidates must possess an MD or DO degree; be board certified in Neurology by the ABPN; be certified or eligible in Headache Medicine through the UCNS; and be qualified to obtain a California medical license. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required.


Candidates with experience in chemodenervation, various cranial nerve blocks, Neurostimulation, infusion protocols, as well as inpatient management of headache syndromes, and facial pain are preferred.


To receive full consideration, applications must be received by­­­­ March 14, 2018. However, the position will be open until filled through June 30, 2018. Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter 2) curriculum vita; and, 3) names of three references including addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. All materials must be submitted using the following application link:


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