Director of Stroke Center

Associate Professor or Professor
Search Chair: 
Karen Furie, MD

Rhode Island Hospital

Position DescriptionThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital is searching for a full-time faculty person to assume Directorship of the Division of Cerebrovascular Disease and the Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Division has undergone a major expansion in the last four years. There are approximately a thousand stroke admissions a year. A robust multidisciplinary team delivers world-class care and leads integrated research. He/she will qualify for appointment at the rank appropriate to experience and accomplishments, up to Professor level. The successful candidate must be Board Certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology. Vascular Neurology Fellowship training and research experience in stroke required. The individual selected must also have a record of accomplishment in scholarly productivity appropriate to the academic rank of initial appointment. Administrative experience and accomplishment will also be strongly considered.The Director will participate in the educational programs in Neurology for medical students and residents as well as other staff members at Rhode Island Hospital. The successful applicant will be expected to be a productive scholar and will be provided with opportunities for research.QualificationsMust be Board Certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology.Training in research, with an emphasis on stroke is required.Stroke Fellowship training required.Must demonstrate excellence as a teacher of Neurology.Must be an accomplished clinician able to serve as a teaching role model for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral 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.Administrative experience and accomplishment will also be strongly considered.Application InstructionsReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Please submit your CV and cover letter to Interfolio at

last updated 06 Sep 2017