Stanford Neurology & Neurological Sciences Job Openings

Headache Clinician Educator Faculty Position at Stanford University


The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a board-eligible/board-certified Neurologist specializing in Headache to join the Department at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in the Clinician Educator line (CE). Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The major criterion for appointment, reappointment and promotion for Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching, administration and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic needs the individual is expected to fulfill. Successful applicants will be encouraged to interact with the wide range of clinical, translational and basic science programs at Stanford.

Responsibilities will include outpatient care of headache patients, teaching of medical students, residents and clinical fellows, and clinical research. For qualified candidates, opportunities are available to participate in research, quality improvement, and development of innovative care programs. Faculty may work in our hospital and clinics at Stanford Health Care (SHC), Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH), and outreach sites in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Candidates must have a medical degree or equivalent; Headache Medicine fellowship training and/or an established record of excellence in Headache Medicine clinical care; ABPN board certification or eligibility; UCNS certification or eligibility in Headache Medicine; eligibility for a California medical license; and suitable clinical, teaching, and scholarship experience.


Review of applications will begin immediately.

To expedite review, please be sure to include YOUR NAME and “CE Headache Recruitment” in email subject line.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a statement/ letter of intent outlining their interests and three letters of reference to the appropriate contact person(s) listed below for each subspecialty:

Applicants should email:
Robert Cowan, MD at
cc: Michelle Krzanich at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.