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Open Rank of Neurology

Posting Numberreq7755
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeClinician Educator
Hiring DepartmentNeurology (490A)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position SummaryWe are seeking a board certified, or board eligible neurologist to join our Neuromuscular team in an open rank position.  The successful candidate will join a team of faculty in providing quality patient care in the inpatient and outpatient setting at UNM Hospital. The incumbent will be involved in assessment and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in our Clinical Neuroscience Center including: carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, radiculopathy, muscle disease, ALS, muscular dystrophy, OPMD, and myasthenia gravis. The ALS and MDA clinics are certified as Care Centers by their national organizations. 

Clinical responsibilities include direct patient care in a busy outpatient clinical setting, as well as inpatient and consult attending supervision of residents, fellows and medical students and midlevel providers. Academic responsibilities include participation in teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows and research activities of the department. Based on qualifications leadership opportunities may be available. 

At the UNM Health System you’ll find the state’s only Level I trauma center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a Comprehensive Stroke and Neuro-Trauma Service, a Comprehensive Burn Center, a Pediatric Cardiothoracic surgery program, advanced women’s care, adult and children’s psychiatric services, bariatric and orthopedic programs, and dozens of other specialty lines that we are uniquely equipped to deliver.

Albuquerque is a terrific place to live and work, with a vibrant university community, a strong tri-cultural environment, and unparalleled outdoor access where one can be cross-country skiing on the top of Sandia Mountain as the sun comes up and still get to clinic on time. We provide competitive salaries at AAMC standards and excellent fringe benefits including free UNM tuition for dependents, as well as a generous pension plan.


Minimum Requirements:

  • MD or DO degree
  • Board certified/board eligible in Neurology 
  • Fellowship trained in respective specialty 
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of New Mexico
  • Eligible to work in the United States 


Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong clinical skills
  • Strong Teaching skills
  • Skills in all aspects of clinical Neurology
  • Strength of training

Application InstructionsA complete application consists of cover letter, CV, and three references with contact information.

Inquiries may be emailed to Michel Torbey, MD, MPH at or sent to : UNM HSC Dept. of Neurology, MSC10-5620, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001, Atten: Traci Jastrzemski, Clinicial Dept. Administratior.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 2/28/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.