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Neurologist – Cognitive Behavioral

Job ID: R-24112 Job Type: Full time Location: Fairway, Kansas
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Neurologist – Cognitive Behavioral

Neurologist – Cognitive Behavioral Position

The University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (KU ADRC) is seeking a full-time neurologist to join our growing team. The successful candidate with sub-specialty interest in cognitive neurology will join a fast-growing integrated ADRC team and be responsible for diagnosing and managing patients in our tertiary referral Memory Care Clinic.

Neurological subspecialty training in cognitive disorders is preferred, or the candidate must have an interest in developing expertise in the diagnosis and management of cognitive disorders.

The KU ADRC is a National Institute of Aging -designated center, one of only 33 in the country, and a national leader in AD research, education, and care. Our vision is to impact the lives of every patient and family dealing with Alzheimer’s in the region and across the state of Kansas. We are a comprehensive center at the forefront of clinical trials, lifestyle intervention trials, drug and translational research, and basic science research. Our research enables us to also provide leading-edge clinical care and support for dementia caregivers. In addition, we provide a wide variety of both public education and training opportunities for the workforce of tomorrow.

The successful candidate will also have the potential to participate in and lead patient care, education, and research initiatives of the ADRC. Optional opportunities include leading industry-sponsored drug trials for Alzheimer’s disease treatments or developing investigator-initiated Alzheimer’s disease studies in collaboration with nationally prominent programs such as the Frontiers Clinical and Translational Science.

About the Position:

  • Assess and diagnose patients in the KU Memory Care Clinic.
  • Attend on the neurology inpatient unit, consult or stroke service.
  • Supervise neurology residents. This will include supervision of residents in the hospital wards and in the general neurology clinic.
  • Opportunity to serve as the PI for industry sponsored clinical trials in the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, develop independent research projects and publish scholarly publications from these efforts.
  • Teaching and Research opportunities.
  • Faculty appointment available.
  • Primarily outpatient cognitive neurology practice with minimal inpatient consult/call responsibilities.
  • 80% subspecialized dementia and cognitive neurology volume available.
  • Collaborative with robust geriatrics program and memory clinic.

Required Qualifications


• Board certified/eligible in Neurology

• Eligible for licensure in Kansas and Missouri

Preferred Qualifications

• Completion of a fellowship program in cognitive behavioral neurology or geriatric psychiatry

Competitive compensation and benefits package:

  • Generous retirement contribution.
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Health, dental, vision.
  • CME allowance.
  • LTD/STD and life insurance.
  • Professional liability coverage.

About The University of Kansas Hospital:

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, with a mission to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The health system, consistently earning national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties, is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence.

About Kansas City:

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design.

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education).

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, KC Current and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup! Visit for more information about Kansas City.

Interested applicants send CV to Darci Deskin at or call 913.951.7748.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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