Neurology - Health Equity Clinician Educator

Stanford University
Stanford, California
Jun 09, 2021
Jul 09, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

Stanford University

School of Medicine

Neurology - Health Equity Clinician Educator, Unspecified Division


The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a board-eligible or board-certified neurologist to join the Department as a Health Equity Clinician Educator at the Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor level with a focus on health disparities research. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The major criterion for appointment, reappointment and promotion for Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching appropriate to the programmatic needs the individual is expected to fulfill. Successful applicants will be encouraged to interact with the wide range of clinical, translational, and basic science programs at Stanford. We are seeking a candidate who has experience with work regarding health inequities, advocacy, and policy pertaining to neurological issues that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities, those at a socioeconomic disadvantage and communities without access to local healthcare.

Responsibilities will include care of general and subspecialty neurology patients, and teaching of medical students, residents and clinical fellows. For qualified candidates, opportunities are available to participate in research, quality improvement, and development of innovative care programs. Faculty will work in our hospital and clinics at Stanford Health Care (SHC), Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH), and/or outreach sites in the San Francisco Bay Area including Stanford – Valley Care in Pleasanton.


We are seeking a candidate who has experience in health disparities research and is committed to furthering advocacy, community engagement, and policy changes within the field of neurology. Candidates should have proven leadership skills with an outstanding record of academic accomplishment combined with a dedication to excellence in clinical, research, and educational missions, and an understanding of the complexity of academic medicine. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent. Fellowship training in a neurology subspecialty, such as autonomic disorders, child neurology, general (comprehensive) neurology, intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, movement disorders, neurobehavior/dementia, neurocritical care, or neurohospitalist is highly desirable. Necessary qualifications include board certification or eligibility (ABPN), eligibility for a California medical license, and suitable clinical and teaching experience.


Review of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, and a statement/ letter of intent outlining their specialty interest and contributions to health disparity research and/or advocacy/policy/community engagement work to the secure web portal listed below for each subspecialty:

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 University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.