Academic Autonomic Disorders Position in Neurology

Academic Autonomic Disorders Position in Neurology

Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is seeking a specialist in Autonomics for a faculty position at the assistant to associate professor level to join the neuromuscular diseases and autonomic disorders program (NMADP) in the department of neurology.  Additional training in neuromuscular medicine and clinical neurophysiology desirable.  Applicants will be expected to have expertise commensurate to their level of training and experience.  Opportunities exist for mentorship and academic development.

The candidate’s primary mission would be to develop the clinical and research activities in autonomic disorders.  As faculty in the NMADP, they would also support and collaborate in our clinical, education, and research missions in neurology.  The autonomic testing laboratory has state of the art equipment and has just moved into a newly renovated space along with the other clinical neurophysiology laboratories and clinical programs.  Successful candidates will bring strong clinical abilities, well-refined interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and commitment to MCW’s academic missions.

Patients are seen not only from the metropolitan Milwaukee area, but also eastern and south-central WI, northern IL, and the western UP of MI. Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Wisconsin are the main academic hospitals, both of which have large outpatient clinical practices and autonomic testing labs.  This allows for great opportunities both in clinical research, in addition to collaboration with basic science researchers at MCW’s Neuroscience Research Center.  In fiscal year 2019-2020, the neurology department received approximately $3 million in external support for research.

The Department of Neurology at MCW is the largest and most comprehensive Neurology group in the state of Wisconsin and has a complement of more than 45 adult neurologists, neuropsychologists, and PhD research faculty. The neurologists and neuropsychologists in the department conduct basic science research as well as clinical research including drug trials. The Department of Neurology has an ACGME approved training program of five (5) adult neurology residents and two (2) child neurology residents per year, in addition to several clinical fellowships.

Position Details/Requirements

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neurology (ABPN)
  • Fellowship training in Autonomic Disorders (UCNS)
  • Additional certifications (e.g., Neuromuscular Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology) desirable
  • Eligible for medical licensure in Wisconsin
  • Appropriate clinical/research/teaching experience for level of academic appointment
  • Excellent clinical skills in diagnosing and managing patients (including clinical time-efficiency, prompt closing of encounters, and commitment to excellent patient satisfaction scores
  • Option for limited protected research time may be possible as a pre-requisite to funding.


About MCW
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.

About Milwaukee

Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is one of America’s great cities, combining a dynamic urban community with a rich cultural heritage with access to parks, rivers, and other outdoor recreation. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and the 23rd largest city in the United States. It is home to corporate headquarters for industry leaders including Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls, Manpower, Harley Davidson, and others. Milwaukee is a popular venue for sailing, windsurfing, kite- surfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals; the city is recognized for its museums, fine dining and hotels, professional sports, gardens and parks, and Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens. The population of the City of Milwaukee is approximately 600,000 and approximately 1.8 million people live in the greater Milwaukee area.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and CV to:

Gabrielle Pollard
Sr. Physician Recruiter
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
414.955.8676  |  |