Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery

Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, Missouri
September 13 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery

Washington University School of Medicine, seeks nominations and applications for the Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery. Since 1919, the Washington University Department of Neurosurgery has had a strong tradition of clinical excellence, outstanding research and dynamic teaching. The Department has a long and storied history in educating the finest neurosurgeons and is a national leader in the transformation of state-of-the-art technology and scientific discovery into innovative patient diagnostic tests and surgical therapies. With one of the most comprehensive neurosurgical programs in the region and in the nation, the department's neurosurgeons provide surgical care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

The Search Committee, co-chaired by Dr. David Holtzman, Chair of Neurology, and Dr. Regis O'Keefe, Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, at Washington University School of Medicine. Drs. Holtzman and O'Keefe and the Search Committee are partnering in this search with Russell Reynolds Associates; Charles Falcone, MD and Ben Grover, co-lead the Russell Reynolds Associates team.

Prospects nominated and/or those who wish to be considered by the Search Committee should provide an electronic version of their curriculum vitae as well as a brief bullet-point summary of administrative roles they have held and their accomplishments in each.

Confidential review of nominations and expressions of interest will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To be ensured full consideration, email the curriculum vitae and supporting materials to Russell Reynolds Associates at

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity. It is the University's policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information. It is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic university community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Potential applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

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