Division Director Neurologist – Specialist in Memory Disorders/Dementia


Brown Neurology / Rhode Island Hospital


Providence, Rhode Island



Brown Neurology is seeking a physician to be employed full-time and assume directorship of the the Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders Center. The sfuccessful candidate must be board-certified or board-eligible in neurology. Fellowship training or research experience in dementia, geriatric or behavioral neurology is preferred. He/She will qualify for appointment at the associate or full professor level in the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. The individual selected must also have a record of accomplishment in scholarly productivity, promise as a teacher and as a clinician, while also having a record of accomplishments pertinent to the academic rank of initial appointment. These positions are part of the long-term academic plan for the Rhode Island Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School.

The director will participate in the educational programs in neurology for medical students and residents as well as other staff members at the Rhode Island Hospital. In addition, this individual will participate by providing neurology care to patients of the hospital. The successful candidate will collaborate with the other faculty and the chairperson of the Department of Neurology in educational programs, in scholarly work, and in clinical activities.

In conjunction with the Neurology Foundation Attending Physicians, the selected individual will rotate onto the Neurology Ward and Consult Attending Services at Rhode Island Hospital and Women and Infants’ Hospital.

The successful applicant will be expected to be a productive scholar and will be provided with opportunities for research.

Job Relationships

1. Will report to the neurologist in chief, Rhode Island Hospital for clinical responsibilities.

2. Will participate in a research program at Rhode Island Hospital. It is expected that this effort will be a source of continuing research necessary to academic development and become a source of external funding.

3. For purposes of reappointment, promotion, and ongoing teaching evaluation, the candidate will be responsible to the Chairperson, Department of Neurology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.


1. Must be board-eligible or board-certified in neurology.

2. Training in research experience in dementia, geriatric or behavioral neurology preferred.

3. Must demonstrate excellence as a teacher of neurology.

4. Must be an accomplished clinician able to serve as a teaching role model for predoctoral and postdoctoral medical students, interns, and residents. Must show promise of developing an ongoing record of scholarly productivity through research or other means appropriate to the academic rank and to timely academic promotion.

5. Appointee in academic track will be provided 20 percent protected time to pursue academic and research activities.