Academic Neurologist – Neuromuscular in Dallas, TX

Academic Neurologist – Neuromuscular in Dallas, TX

Employer: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
Salary: Competitive rank and base salary commensurate with experience and an outstanding benefit package
Closing Date: May 2, 2024

Academic Neurologist – Neuromuscular in Dallas, TX

The Department of Neurology (ranked #18 for neurology and neurosurgery) is seeking an academic Neuromuscular Neurologist. UT Southwestern Medical Center has been named the #1 hospital in Texas (*tie) and among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Opportunity Details:

  • Join a vibrant group of 11 adult & pediatric neuromuscular faculty and 2 APPs.
  • Practice at one of six NIH-funded Wellstone centers, an MDA-supported ALS clinic that has been funded for over 30 years.
  • Collaborate with the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine to provide expertise in metabolic & mitochondrial myopathies.
  • Get involved in planning of the national annual Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium.
  • Grow your academic career with our robust Faculty Development program, housed within our larger department of 90+ neurology faculty across 14 subspecialty sections.
  • Be a part of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, a rapidly expanding enterprise supporting clinical, educational, research, and outreach efforts.
  • Teach and mentor trainees in our ACGME-accredited neuromuscular fellowship program — with a complement of up to 3 fellows per year.
  • Full-time clinical effort is considered 46 weeks, providing ample time for academic travel and vacation.



  • Possess or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Board certified/board eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for adult or child neurology.
  • Completed a 1–2-year fellowship in neuromuscular disorders.


Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. For consideration, visit

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Benefits We Offer:

  • Competitive rank and base salary commensurate with experience and an outstanding benefits package.
  • Clinical productivity incentive plan
  • Allowance for educational and academic pursuits (society dues, books, travel to meetings, license to renewal)
  • Two types of retirement programs, including a lifetime annuity pension plan with a substantial employer match contribution.
  • On-Site Child Care


Dallas Community Life:

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex boasts a strong economy, a wide range of cultural and recreational opportunities, and many communities with affordable high-quality housing and excellent schools.

  • 4th most diverse city in the US
  • 6th largest LGBTQI+ community in the US
  • Largest urban arts district
  • Major travel hub with a diverse food scene
  • No state income tax


About UT Southwestern:

UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education.

The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including:

  • 6 who have been awarded Nobel Prize since 1985, 4 of whom are active faculty members – more than any other medical school in the world.
  • 26 members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 20 members of the National Academy of Medicine
  • 14 investigators with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute


The faculty of more than 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments.  Research funding of more than 554.4 million per year to fund about 5,800 research projects.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.