Neurology- Neuro-Oncology Division Chief

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June 02 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Stanford University
School of Medicine
Neurology- Neuro-Oncology Division Chief


The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is currently recruiting a Division Chief of Neuro-Oncology at the Associate or Full Professor level in the Medical Center (MCL), University Tenure Line (UTL) or Clinician Educator line (CE). Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the Medical Center Line is a major commitment to clinical teaching and clinical care with appropriate scholarly contributions in the field. The predominant criterion for appointment in the UTL is a major commitment to research and teaching. The predominant criterion for appointment in the Clinician Educator Line is clinical service and teaching.

The Division Chief provides overall leadership for all academic, clinical and research activities within the department and School of Medicine related to adult Neuro-Oncology. In addition to the administrative responsibilities of this position, the individual will share in the clinical responsibilities with other faculty members, and will be expected to establish a clinical research focus of their own or to continue and advance current research activities now in place. This leader will be responsible for future development and implementation of the clinical, educational, academic, research, and advocacy goals of the institution for adult Neuro-Oncology. The Chief will also be expected to recruit additional faculty to support clinical research within the department and to expand the clinical enterprise.

The Division Chief is responsible for excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administration and scholarship appropriate to the programmatic needs of the Division and Department. Successful applicants will be encouraged to interact with the wide range of clinical, translational and basic science programs at Stanford and to advance the development of a nationally recognized adult neuro-oncology clinical research program at Stanford.

Responsibilities will include out-patient and in-patient care of neuro-oncology patients, teaching of medical students, residents and clinical fellows, and clinical research. For qualified candidates, opportunities are available to participate in research, quality improvement, and development of innovative clinical and research programs. Faculty may work in our hospital and clinics at Stanford Health Care, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, and outreach sites in the San Francisco Bay Area.


We are seeking a candidate who combines proven leadership skills with an outstanding record of academic accomplishment, a dedication to excellence in clinical, research, and educational missions, and an understanding of the complexity of academic medicine. Candidates should be an accomplished physician-investigators with national/international reputation. Necessary qualifications include a medical degree or equivalent; Neuro-Oncology fellowship training and/or an established record of excellence in Neuro-Oncology; ABPN board certification or eligibility; UCNS certification or eligibility in Neuro-Oncology; eligibility for a California medical license; and suitable clinical, teaching, and scholarship experience.


Review of applications will begin immediately.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, and a statement/ letter of intent to the secure web portal :

The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.

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