Faculty Positions Available

Neurocritical Care, Neonatal Neurology, Neuro-hospitalist Faculty Positions

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking six clinical faculty members in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. As part of a reorganization of our inpatient consultation services, we are excited to be creating neurocritical care (NCC) service and neurohospitalist services with openings for three NCC faculty members, one neonatal neurologist, and two neuro-hospitalists.  Candidates must have MD or DO degrees, be board-certified or board-eligible in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology, and hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the State of Michigan.  NCC or neonatal neurology faculty must have completed a fellowship in these disciplines, and NCC faculty must be board-certified in NCC or board-eligible with plans to take the boards within one year of joining our faculty. 

The Pediatric Neurology Division at Mott Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic services and treatment for children with neurologic disorders. The Division currently includes 21 faculty members with diverse clinical and scholarly interests. Mott Children’s Hospital has 26 PICU, 20 Cardiothoracic ICU, 59 NICU, and 128 general care beds.  We have an inpatient epilepsy monitoring service run separately from the consultation services. The Division is supported by six nurse practitioners, three ketogenic dieticians, an epilepsy care coordinator, nurses, and social workers. Our research assistants support both multicenter and local clinical research studies. The University of Michigan provides outstanding environments for clinical care, for student and resident education, and for translational, health services, and basic research.

These positions are posted as Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. Rank of the selected candidate is dependent upon qualifications. Research funding would reduce clinical effort.  

The University of Michigan, the Department of Pediatrics, and the Division of Pediatric Neurology are committed to having our staff and faculty represent a breadth of perspectives to better serve both our patients and the University community. Therefore, Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Pediatrics, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Pediatric Epilepsy Faculty Positions 

The Michigan Medicine Department of Pediatrics (University of Michigan) is seeking two board-certified/board-eligible Pediatric Epileptologists to join the Pediatric Epilepsy group in the division of Pediatric Neurology. Major clinical responsibilities will include direct patient care, as well as EEG interpretation.  

The Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Michigan Medicine is certified by the North American Epilepsy Centers as a Level IV center. The program provides cutting edge, comprehensive epilepsy care including advanced medical and dietary therapies, scalp EEG monitoring, grids and stereo-EEG, epilepsy surgery, responsive neurostimulation, deep brain stimulation, and access to clinical and bench research. 

The Pediatric EEG Laboratory opened in 2011, in conjunction with the new C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Since then, patient volumes have increased significantly across all aspects of the Epilepsy program: continuous EEG monitoring studies have grown by 12-15% each year with current volume ~1400/year. We have a dedicated inpatient Pediatric Epilepsy inpatient service that is staffed by Pediatric Epilepsy Nurse Practitioners and the Epilepsy faculty. We have one of the largest ketogenic diet programs in the USA with dedicated support from three full-time ketogenic dietitians. Other support staff include nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and administrative staff.  

We provide continuous EEG monitoring for patients in the neonatal, pediatric, and cardiac intensive care units, in addition to consult patients on the general care pediatric services and in the pediatric emergency department. EEG monitoring can be performed in every room in the hospital. Our large EEG technical staff provides 24/7 in-house EEG technologists. 

We offer outpatient clinic and EEG services at two outreach locations in Southeast Michigan, in addition to the Mott Hospital site. The Pediatric Epilepsy program was the first of its kind to develop Telemedicine services for Pediatric Epilepsy. Telemedicine capability has grown exponentially over the last year, and has excellent support form a dedicated Virtual Care team. 

Our comprehensive pediatric epilepsy surgery program provides state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment for children with pharmacoresistant epilepsy. We offer Phase 1 and Phase 2 surgical evaluations, intracranial EEG monitoring, focal resections, callosotomy, hemispherectomy and responsive neurostimulation. The number of epilepsy surgery cases has grown dramatically over the last five years. 

The Pediatric Epilepsy Program currently has 9 board-certified pediatric epileptologists. We enjoy a close, collegial relationship with the Michigan Medicine Adult Epilepsy program. We have a large Epilepsy fellowship program that is run jointly with Adult Epilepsy, and regularly recruits pediatric neurologists. Several of the faculty have robust research careers with independent NIH, PCORI, HRSA, and foundation support. We are actively involved as leaders of 

the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium and the Pediatric Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System. Our clinical research team is supported by five full-time research coordinators.

Our program is thriving and has achieved exceptional regional and national reputations. C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked as the #1 Children’s Hospital in Michigan. We are looking for another clinician to join this exceptional team. 

Required Qualifications: 

The candidate must have an MD or DO degree, be fellowship-trained in Epilepsy or Clinical Neurophysiology, be board-certified or board eligible in Neurology, with special qualification in Child Neurology, as well as added qualifications in either Epilepsy or Clinical Neurophysiology, and will hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the State of Michigan.  For individuals with appropriate training, skills, and interest, there are opportunities to develop a clinical or basic science research program.

The ideal candidate will have excellent clinical skills in general pediatric neurology and pediatric epilepsy and will be expected to participate in all aspects of the established Pediatric Epilepsy program. This will include inpatient Epilepsy patient care and continuous EEG reading, outpatient clinic, and reading routine EEGs. The clinic will include Epilepsy clinic, staffing residents, Epilepsy fellows, and nurse practitioners. Off-site clinics will also be encouraged.  

This position is posted as Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. Rank of selected candidate is dependent upon qualifications. 

General Pediatric Neurologist Faculty Position

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking an experienced clinical faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The focus of the position would be general outpatient child neurology, with preference given to candidates who are additionally qualified to interpret outpatient and continuous EEG studies. The candidate must have an MD or DO degree, be board-certified or board eligible in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology, and will hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the State of Michigan. 

The Pediatric Neurology Division at Mott Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic services and treatment for children with neurologic disorders. The Division currently includes 21 faculty members with diverse clinical and scholarly interests. Clinics and inpatient care are provided at Mott Children’s Hospital as well as several satellite clinics. The Division is supported by five nurse practitioners, three ketogenic dieticians, an epilepsy care coordinator, nurses, and social workers. Our research assistants support both multicenter and local clinical research studies. Pain psychologists work closely with our headache patients. The University of Michigan provides outstanding environments for clinical care, for student and resident education, and for translational, health services, and basic research. 

This position is posted as Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. Rank of the selected candidate is dependent upon qualifications.

Pediatric Neurology Neuro-oncology Faculty Position

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a clinical neuro-oncologist in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The Division currently includes 21 faculty members with diverse clinical and scholarly interests. We work very closely with Pediatric Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, and Pediatric Genetics. 

The Pediatric Oncology and Neuro-Oncology Program at Michigan Medicine is a tertiary referral center for the state of Michigan and nearby upper mid-western states. It is home to the state’s only Pediatric Phase-I Program, and a state of the art Pediatric Precision Oncology Program. Our Pediatric Neuro-Oncology program sees 40-50 newly diagnosed pediatric and young adult brain tumor patients annually. There is a designated neuro-oncology nurse practitioner. The Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program also has a neurofibromatosis and tuberous sclerosis clinic. 

Our program is an active member institution of the Children’s Oncology Group Phase I consortium and the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium. We participate in many industry-sponsored clinical research trials, including those for patients with neurofibromatosis. The Pediatric Neuro-Oncology program participates in a precision oncology program (PEDS-MIONCOSEQ) in collaboration with Michigan Center for Translational Pathology (MCTP). In addition, we have several investigator-initiated early phase precision neuro-oncology trials. Our program is home to the exciting Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Initiative and the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center. Our strong basic research program focuses on DIPGs and other brain tumors. 

The Pediatric Neurology Division at Mott Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic services and treatment for children with neurologic disorders. Clinics and inpatient care are provided at Mott Children’s Hospital as well as several satellite clinics. The Division is supported by five nurse practitioners, three ketogenic dieticians, an epilepsy care coordinator, nurses, and social workers. Our research assistants support both multicenter and local clinical research studies. Pain psychologists work closely with our headache patients. The University of Michigan provides outstanding environments for clinical care, for student and resident education, and for translational, health services, and basic research. 

Candidates must be board certified or eligible for certification by the ABPN with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, and must be US citizens or permanent US residents who are eligible for medical licensure in Michigan 

This position is posted as Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. Rank of selected candidate is dependent upon qualifications.

Interested physicians should send their personal statement and CV to:

Steven Leber, MD, PhD
Division Director, Pediatric Neurology
12-733D Mott Children’s Hospital
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-4279
Tel:  734-936-4179
Email:  leber@med.umich.edu