Neurologist, Assoc/Professor Reno/Lake Tahoe

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Facility: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine 
Address: 1664 N. Virginia Ave 
Reno, NV 89557 
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Specialty: Neurology : Movement Disorders 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Movement Disorders Neurologist needed in Reno/Lake Tahoe

The Department of Neurology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in partnership with Renown Regional Medical Center announces the creation and recruitment of a new Neurology position, the Gilbert Chair in Movement Disorders.  

This newly formed academic position represents a new specialty within the Neurology department at UNR Med and the Institute of Neurosciences at Renown Health.   The Gilbert Chair for Movement Disorders will have a unique opportunity to create a movement disorders program that will become recognized for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment and for innovative clinical research. The Gilbert Chair will have 40% protected time and start-up funds to develop clinical research in the area of Parkinson’s and related diseases.  The remaining time will be spent working in the clinic with patients and families.

We are seeking a Board Certified, fellowship trained neurologist at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should demonstrate leadership in movement disorders with a national reputation of clinical excellence and a robust research portfolio demonstrating clinical and translational science expertise. The level of academic appointment is dependent on experience and qualifications.

Benefits include:

4 weeks of vacation, 30 days sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life and malpractice insurance.  Education reimbursement for family, moderate cost of living, 40 minutes from world class ski resorts and beautiful outdoor activities at Lake Tahoe.  

Position immediately available.  Please apply today at:


For nearly 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to ‘A Healthy Nevada,’ nation and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med was founded upon a three-part mission of education, research and service and is committed to the values of compassion, diversity, excellence, integrity, respect, safety, service and stewardship.  The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community.  We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions.  We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who can contribute towards our mission, and uphold our core values.
Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers, while maintaining personalized instruction. We are building new residencies to train medical specialists, and expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients and researchers. The School of Medicine has a statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state's rural communities. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners, to our employees and patients, whose health we seek to improve.  For more information on the University and the School of Medicine, please go to

The University of Nevada offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision and a very generous 14.5% matching retirement plan. Furthermore, the state of Nevada has no state income tax and a very reasonable cost of living. Please go to for more information.  Reno/Tahoe is located just 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, and 1 ½ hours from the Sacramento area. Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas with mild weather, four seasons and over 300 days of sunshine per year. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Lake Tahoe Rim Trail).

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Reno is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains, which offers outstanding four seasons and close proximity to work, school, skiing and the beach.   Reno is less than an hour from beautiful Lake Tahoe and has all of the amenities of a university town with excellent schools, arts and entertainment, and outdoor recreation including fishing, hunting, cycling and off road exploring. We are also located only four hours from San Francisco and the beautiful Northern California wine country.  

Check out this video about our wonderful area Why I Love Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education, research and health care. Our school is an inclusive and engaged community and recognizes the added value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. We strive to develop culturally competent graduates to care for the residents of Nevada and the nation.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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