Opportunity Details

Department of Neurology


Commensurate w/Experience

Cerebral Palsy Center Director Faculty Position- Pediatric Neurology

The Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking to recruit a Board-certified or eligible Pediatric Neurologist to direct the Cerebral Palsy Center as a full-time faculty member.  Prospective candidates will have the prior leadership experience required to direct the multidisciplinary Cerebral Palsy Center, which includes 4 pediatric movement disorders clinicians, nurse practitioner, nurse coordinator, physical therapists, occupational therapist, social worker, and research coordinator, and partners in Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Neurosurgery. The ideal applicant will have experience in leading clinical teams and will be able to direct a full range of activities including multidisciplinary clinical evaluations, botulinum toxin injections, an active deep brain stimulation program, and clinical/basic research.  The Center has a strong history of clinical care, research, and education. 

The Department of Neurology employs over 140 faculty and offers neurological care in all subspecialties.  Affiliated hospitals include Barnes-Jewish (BJH), Barnes-Jewish West County (BJWC), St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH), and the Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis.   Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations.

Interested applicants should apply and send Curriculum Vitae and a brief description of professional goals to:


Christina A. Gurnett, M.D., Ph.D.

A. Ernest and Jane G. Stein Professor of Developmental Neurology

Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Orthopaedic Surgery
Head, Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology

Washington University School of Medicine

 660 S. Euclid Avenue, CB 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

Christina Gurnett





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Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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