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Chief of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York
$295,000 - $400,000
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Chief of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Department of Neurology is seeking a Division Chief to oversee the
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Division at URMC and all affiliated sites.

Job Highlights:

  • The Division Chief of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology will hold the Helen Aresty Fine and Irvine Fine Professorship in Neurology.
  • The incoming leader will participate in direct patient care and play a key role in the advancement of the clinical, research, education, and community missions of the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Neurology.
  • The Chief must be committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion through the recruitment, education, and mentorship of faculty, staff, residents, and fellows.
  • The Department of Neurology includes 13 divisions committed to compassionate clinical care, educational excellence, innovative research, and advancing equity and wellbeing.
  • The Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology provides leading-edge adult and child neurological care, combining the most advanced subspecialty expertise with cutting-edge treatments with an emphasis on access, quality, and equity.
  • The Division oversees research assessing novel immunotherapies targeting multiple steps in the pathogenesis of MS, evaluating new symptomatic therapies, and the autoimmune basis of neurological diseases.
  • Education remains at the heart and soul of the Department and Division missions. The medical school Mind, Brain and Behavior course, the Neurology Clerkship and the Adult and Child Neurology Residency programs are considered benchmark programs with national prominence.
  • The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, forming the centerpiece of the University of Rochester's health research, teaching, and patient care missions.


  • Must possess an MD degree or equivalent
  • Must obtain NYS Medical licensure before starting
  • Eligible for a Faculty Appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry at the level of Associate professor or above.
  • Board Certified in Neurology
  • Post-offer Drug Screen and Health Assessment required
  • Criminal background check required
  • Compliance with University and New York State health requirements.

Salary Range: $295,000 - $400,000

The referenced pay range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the base range of compensation for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job's salary range and established based on (but not limited to) market data, experience, and expertise of the individual, and with consideration to related position salaries. Alignment of clinical incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting an
environment inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs, or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Application Instructions

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