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Epileptologist /Rank DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Epileptologist /Rank DOQ


EEO Statement:
UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2021-423
Department Neurological Sciences 50001975
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8:00am-5:00pm
Requisition Category Faculty
Requisition Title Epileptologist /Rank DOQ
Job Title/Academic Rank Epileptologist /Rank DOQ
Additional Requisition Title
Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS
Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience
Job/EEO Category Faculty
Job Requisition Begin Date 12/10/2021
Position Qualification

Position Summary
The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) seeks an Academic Epileptologist (MD or MD/PhD). The candidate must be BC/BE and have 1-2 years of accredited fellowship training in adult or pediatric epilepsy. The ideal recruit would have a proven academic record and be a key member of an inpatient/outpatient clinical care team with a strong research emphasis. The UNMC Comprehensive Epilepsy Program is a Level 4 regional epilepsy center (National Association of Epilepsy Centers guidelines) with an 8 private bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, treating adults and children. The Program has an active surgical arm with dedicated adult and pediatric neurosurgeons, averaging 30-40 epilepsy surgeries, 50-75 VNS implantations yearly, and one of the largest Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) programs in the nation. The Magnetoencephalography (MEG) center provides vital contribution to the epilepsy program and translational research activities. Call is shared between epileptologists and advanced practice providers support inpatient. The outpatient ambulatory care opportunities include telehealth and outreach clinics for rural areas. Teaching opportunities include training of the Epilepsy Fellow and rotating Neurology Residents. Research opportunities include independent or mentored integration into the robust translational and clinical research programs at DONS. Academic rank is commensurate with qualifications.
Applications are being accepted on line at 
Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 
Inquiries: Olga Taraschenko, MD, PhD at
Required Qualifications
MD or MD/PhD 
BC/BE Neurology & Epileptology 
1-2 years fellowship training in adult or pediatric Epilepsy Knowledge of subspecialty-specific diagnostics
Supplemental Qualifications

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.
Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment, Clinical environment
Other working environment

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving Occasionally
Kneeling Occasionally
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting Up to 2 hours
Standing 2-5 hours
Squatting Occasionally
Walking 2-5 hours

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards No
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE Yes
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
Attends on Inpatient services and performs clinic visits in direct contact with patients

Fine Manipulation Both
Repetitive Motion Both
Grasping Both
If you selected any area above, please explain
Use of computer

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified or board eligible in the are identified in this posting? Are you eligible to practice in Nebraska?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  4. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

Instant Answers
providedProvided by company
Full-time Employee
Date Posted February 28, 2023
Requisition 2021-423
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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