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University of Kansas Medical Center Movement Disorder Specialist in Kansas City, Kansas

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rMovement Disorder Specialist




SOM KC Neurology - Parkinson Disease


Movement Disorders

Position Title:

Movement Disorder Specialist

Job Family Group:


Job Description Summary:

Function as a staff physician in the Department of Neurology. Duties at KU will involve assisting in the movement disorder clinic, Hospital rounds, teaching medical students and neurology residents, and fellows.

Job Description:

Employment Conditions: Must have Kansas medical license.

Required Qualifications

Education: MD or foreign degree equivalent to an MD.

Work Experience:

  • Completion of a three (3) year neurology residency.
  • Completion of a one (1) year fellowship in Movement Disorders.

Preferred Qualifications

Work Experience: Previous experience in Parkinson and Alzheimer disease research.

Job Duties:

  • Be part of the Movement Disorder program at the medical school.
  • Develop independent research projects and publish scholarly publications from these efforts.
  • Attend on the general neurology consult service. , Supervise neurology residents. This will include supervision of residents in the hospital wards, and in the neurology clinic.
  • See patients in the outpatient neurology clinic.
  • Teach medical students in clinic and on the inpatient consult service, and provide occasional lectures to medical students. Pursue scholarly activity in the areas of Movement Disorder.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by department chair.

Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV

If selected as a final candidate for this position, you may be required to complete the Association of American of Universities Representations and Warranties document and sign a release of records that will allow the University of Kansas Medical Center to conduct a further background check with former employers. A copy of the Representations and Warranties document can be found here{rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"}.

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Coverage begins on day one for health, dental, and vision insurance and includes health expense accounts with generous employer contributions if the employee participates in a qualifying health plan. Employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and various additional voluntary insurance plans are available. Paid time off, including vacation and sick, begins accruing upon hire, plus nine paid holidays. One paid discretionary day is available after six months of employment, and paid time off for bereavement, jury duty, military service, and parental leave is available after 12 months of employment. A retirement program with a generous employer contribution and additional voluntary retirement programs (457 or 403b) are available. https://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefits.html{rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"}

Employee Type:


Time Type:

Full time


rApplication Instructions:

rTo learn more and apply online, please visit https://kumc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/kumc-jobs/job/Kansas-City-Metro-Area/Movement-Disorder-Specialist_JR006361-1 or go to <https://careers.kumc.edu/> and search for position number JR006361.


rApplications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications sub itted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.


rAbout KU Medical Center:

rThe University of Kansas Medical Centers mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at www.kumc.edu.



rKUMC offers a range of great benefits that support employees and eligible family members. Our health insurance benefits begin on hire date and KUMC offers other exciting benefits such as paid parental leave, generous employer retirement contributions and other resources to improve health and well-being. For more information, please visit