General Neurology and Subspecialty Opportunities at the University of Missouri

Columbia, Missouri
Base Salary + Incentive
Sep 16, 2021
Position Type

Academic Neurology

General & Subspecialty Opportunities

The University of Missouri’s School of Medicine, Department of Neurology invites your application!

We are hiring both general neurology practitioners and neurology subspecialists across several divisions. Our diverse, experienced team creates an excellent environment for experienced physicians, as well as those just getting started, post-fellowship. We offer support, mentorship, skilled leadership, and very competitive compensation.

We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply!

We Are Hiring In the Following Areas:

  • General Neurology
  • Neuromuscular
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Behavioral
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Alzheimer’s Disease

General Job Details:  

  • Department is comprised of:
    • 16 Neurologists 14 neuroscientists
    • 3 Nurse Practitioners 
  • Responsibilities are: 
    • ~90% Clinical ~10% Teaching/Education/Administration More flexible options are available for those with preferences for more teaching or research 
  • Call Schedule: 1 month per year 
    • 2 Weeks on, 2x/year  Residents take 1st call  No Stroke, ICU call  No overnight unless emergency  Backup available with all subspecialties 
  • Practice Schedule: M-F 40 hours/week 
    • Inpatient Only: ~10-12 Patients/day  Outpatient Only: ~14-16 Patients/day 
      • 2-3 Exam Rooms  Strong nursing Support
  • Teaching Responsibilities: 
    • Present 1-2x/year in Grand Rounds  Our faculty will always have learners but faculty can dictate how many are present in the clinic  Option to oversee resident clinic and review encounters to build productivity towards incentive pay 
  • All ranks available – commensurate with experience  
  • Primarily Non-tenure track
    • Funded researchers can be considered for tenure-track

As the largest Neurologic Care Team in mid-Missouri, the department's facilities include:  

  • A dedicated 28-bed Neurosciences Center with 6 bed EMU
  • 14-Bed Neurosciences ICU
  • AANEM Lab Accreditation with Exemplary Status
  • Level IV Epilepsy program
  • Level 1 Acute Stroke Center
  • MDA/ALS clinics
  • An accredited Sleep Program
  • First Adult Certified Duchenne Care Center by PPMD.  

Our academic programs include a neurology residency program and the following six accredited neurology fellowship programs:  

  • ACGME-Accredited Fellowship Programs
    • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
    • Sleep Medicine
    • Advanced Sleep Medicine
    • Vascular Neurology
  • UCNS-Accredited Fellowship Program
    • Neuro Critical Care   

In addition to clinical opportunities, the MU Center for Translational Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory offers a vast array of academic and research opportunities. Currently, there are established basic and translational research programs with 30+ clinical trials in Neurology.   


  • MD/DO 
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in neurology.  
  • Successful completion of an accredited fellowship in the respective areas of expertise.  

Preferred Qualifications/Procedures: 

  • EMG/Nerve Studies 
  • Sleep Studies 
  • Botox

About MU Neurology:

MU Department of Neurology offers comprehensive and multidisciplinary care in areas such as epilepsy, sleep disorders, clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular diseases, interventional and acute, chronic cerebrovascular disease, movement disorders, behavioral neurology, neurological intensive critical care, headache, and multiple sclerosis. In addition, we have expertise in various subspecialty areas, including pediatric neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, neuropathology, neuro-rehab, and pain medicine.

As the largest Neurologic Care Team in mid-Missouri, the department's facilities include a dedicated 28-bed Neurosciences Center with 6 bed EMU; 14-bed Neurosciences ICU, Level IV Epilepsy program, Level 1 Acute Stroke Center, MDA/ALS clinics, and an accredited Sleep Program.

We offer opportunities to assist in the department's growth, the education of students, residents, and fellows across six neurology fellowship programs, including Clinical Neurophysiology, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, Neuro Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Advanced Sleep Medicine, and Vascular Neurology, as well as research and scholarly activities.

In addition to clinical opportunities, the MU Center for Translational Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, and NextGen Precision Health offer a vast array of academic and research opportunities.

About Us:

MU Health Care is the first and only institution in mid-Missouri to earn the Comprehensive Stroke Center certification from DNV GL Healthcare and is a certified Level I Comprehensive Stroke Center, reflecting the highest level of expertise for treating our stroke patients. With the region's only dedicated stroke neurologist and fellowship-trained neuro-interventionalists, MU Health Care's stroke team provides better treatment and safer procedures to our patients from immediate stroke care to rehabilitation.

The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, has an average enrollment of 35,000 students and is Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is also the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System and one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine, and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1908, Mizzou is considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions.

Our Community
With a population of about 125,000, Columbia is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America. In addition, it is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at: U.M. System Total Rewards Benefits.

Diversity Commitment
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence.

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