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The Department of Neurology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ) seeks a full-time faculty adult epilepsy neurologist to be hired at the assistant or associate professor level for our NAEC Level 4-accredited Epilepsy Center.  The qualified candidate will join a growing Epilepsy team that includes four adult epileptologists, six pediatric neurologists & epileptologists, an adult epilepsy advanced practice nurse, neuropsychologists, and three adult and pediatric epilepsy-trained neurosurgeons.  The department also has an ACGME-approved Epilepsy fellowship for 1-2 years duration.  The epilepsy division has an active and growing epilepsy surgery program (including resective, laser ablative and intracranial neuromodulation); stereo-EEG intracranial monitoring and stimulation mapping; utilizes several imaging modalities (including 3T MRI; PET; fMRI; MEG) to assess patients for surgical evaluation; and conducts leading clinical trials and other funded translational and research studies.

Candidates must be graduates of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency, having fellowship training in epilepsy and/or clinical neurophysiology, and be Board-certified in Neurology.  Board certification in Epilepsy or clinical neurophysiology is an expectation.  Preference will be given to epileptologists with experience in evaluation for epilepsy surgery evaluation & intracranial EEG interpretation.

Clinical responsibilities will include surface & intracranial EEG video monitoring, intraoperative electrocorticography, bedside intracranial EEG functional mapping, Neuro-ICU & other long-term EEG interpretation; inpatient & outpatient epilepsy & neurology care.  There is support from a robust & dedicated neurology residency and neurodiagnostic technologists.  Teaching of medical students, residents, fellows & other trainees is expected. Participation in industry clinical trials, other collaborative research, & scholarly work is expected.  Participating in department & institutional meetings, community service efforts & other collaborative opportunities with RWJMS, other Rutgers faculty, staff and trainees and Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health is expected.

Our Neurology Department has subspecialists in all major areas of neurology; serves a diverse community; is part of flagship campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick/Piscataway and a leading national university and the premier comprehensive research university of New Jersey. We support Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health (RWJBH) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – New Brunswick (RWJUH-NB), a 965-bed academic hospital, Level-1 Trauma Center, and Comprehensive Stroke Center.  RWJUH-NB has inpatient services staffed by stroke, neurocritical care and other subspecialists.  RWJUH is consistently ranked as a Best Hospital by US News & World Report, and is the largest comprehensive academic medical center in New Jersey.

The clinical campus is located in New Brunswick, NJ, a vibrant college town of more than 60,000. This offers the ability to live in suburban or urban environments with convenient train/bus or driving access to New York City, the Philadelphia region, the Jersey Shore and several other attractions.

Please send a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to:

Ms. Sharyce Toppin,

Rutgers University is an AA/EOE, M/F/D/V & a member of the State University Health System of NJ.  Applicants of underrepresented background in the neurology workforce are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the Rutgers RWJMS Epilepsy Center Information, please visit: