Pediatric Epilepsy Clinical Scientist

Cleveland, Ohio, US
Jun 23, 2022
Position Type
The Cleveland Clinics Neurological Institute is seeking an early/mid-career BC/BE Pediatric Neurologist (Clinician Scientist track) with clinical and/or research fellowship training in Pediatric Epilepsy. This individual will join the Charles Shor Epilepsy Center, one of the largest and most comprehensive epilepsy programs in the world. This position is a clinician scientist track and the individual will be offered protected time to develop the extra-mural funding in epilepsy clinical translational/basic research, with the assistance of an established research administrative infrastructure. In addition, the individual can have clinical practice in the evaluation and treatment of epilepsy patients delivering highly specialized care in our state-of-the-art facility.

The ideal candidate will develop a competitive research program employing state of the art methodologies available at the Epilepsy Center and/or develop novel approaches in the field of Pediatric Epilepsy research. The Epilepsy center at the Cleveland Clinic offers unprecedented opportunity to this individual to develop research program in collaboration with the interdisciplinary teams and leveraging existing strengths in clinical neurophysiology, brain mapping and intracranial video EEG for epilepsy surgery, neuroimaging, MEG, neurobehavioral, molecular biology of focal cortical dysplasia, and genomic aspects of epilepsy. Existing initial funding such as foundation grants, K08, K23 or higher NIH awards would be desirable but not required. Demonstrated track record in research and scholarly activities in epilepsy is required.

We invite highly qualified candidates who have a research interest in discovery and innovation in the field of epilepsy, and are also committed to excellence in patient care. The department deservedly enjoys a national reputation for excellence in epilepsy clinical care, innovations, patient outcomes and education.

  • Board Certification or Board Eligibility with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Fellowship training in Pediatric Epilepsy with board certification or board eligibility for Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology
  • A proven research track record is required

This dynamic position commands an extremely competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including but not limited to:
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision coverage
  • Comprehensive disability and life insurance benefits
  • Medical malpractice & tail coverage provided
  • Generous time away coverage for vacation, sick time, holidays and CME meeting time
  • Highly competitive retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Faculty appointment available at the Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine commensurate with experience

Please include a current CV and letter of interest with your application