The Stanford University Department of Neurosurgeryhas one of the largest programs in Radiosurgery,Neurosurgical Oncology and Neurogenetics in the U.S.A. We offer a broadrange of treatments including open surgery, radiosurgery and other innovative modalities. Stanford pioneeredCyberknife radiosurgery.
Our Neurosurgery Department offers a position as Clinical Instructor of Neurosurgery in the field of Radiosurgery and Neurosurgical Oncology. The Clinicalinstructor should have completed her/his neurosurgical training in the U.S.A., Canada or European Countriesandfulfill the requirements of the Medical Board of California. The USMLE Step 3 is necessary. The Clinical instructor is considered a junior member ofthe Department of Neurosurgery faculty and is required to be able toperformgeneral cranial neurosurgical procedures independently as well as to quickly develop proficiency in all the aspects of radiosurgery, from patient selection to neurosurgical planning and treatmentdelivery to patient follow-up.TheClinical Instructor should have a strongcommitment to educate neurosurgeryresidents and to collaborate withour radiosurgery team (including radiation oncologists, physicists, nurses) and withvisiting research post-doctoral scholars coming from all around the world to our Program.
The clinical instructor is encouraged to develop a niche of scientific interest in a topic related to radiosurgery and/ or neurosurgical oncology. We offer a large range of opportunity for collaboration with other medical, surgical and basic research groups andlaboratories at the Stanford University, in order to support the academic career developmentof the Clinical Instructor.
Applications are reviewedimmediately and positions are assigned on a competitive basis. Please, send your CV and at least1 letter of recommendation to:
Steven D. Chang, MD
Robert C. and Jeannette Powell Professor
Vice Chairman Neurosurgery, Strategic Development and Innovation
Co-Director, Stanford Surgical Neuro-Oncology Program
Co-Director, Stanford Cyberknife Program
Department of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, Department of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Dr., Room R-225
Stanford, CA 94305
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