Pediatrics - Neurology Physician - Academics Job with Arkansas Children's Hospital/UAMS, Dept. of Pediat in Jonesboro, AR

Seeking Pediatric Neurologist in Beautiful Northeast Arkansas

  • Accepts J1 Visas: Yes
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 08/17/2021
  • 867194

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Jonesboro, Arkansas seek a full-time board eligible/certified Pediatric Neurologist to join as a faculty member in an academic practice.


  • Faculty appointment at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level
  • Competitive salary and benefits package along with robust faculty mentoring program and multiple available tracks for promotion and/or tenure including Clinical Attending, Clinician-Educator and Clinician-Scientist with P & T eligibility after 5th
  • Immediate availability with negotiable starting date.
  • Join an established practice with a faculty of 13 physicians at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas and one physician at Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic.
  • Primary focus on general pediatric neurology.
  • J1 Visa Waiver available. 


  • Arkansas Children’s is the only pediatric health system in Arkansas. With a population of 2.8 million, Arkansas Children’s is the major pediatric referral center for Arkansas serving children from birth to age 21.
  • Built in 2012, the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro clinic offers exceptional pediatric care in a state-of-the-art facility that provides clinic space for 18 specialties.


Jonesboro is the regional hub of Northeast Arkansas for healthcare, business, entertainment and industry.  It is the 5th largest city in Arkansas, with a population of over 68,000 and a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of over 123,000. Jonesboro is a growing college town, home to Arkansas State University, the second largest college in the state, and the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine's Arkansas campus. Jonesboro is centrally located with easy access to other major cities, including:

  • Memphis, TN: 1 hour
  • Little Rock, AR: 2 hours
  • Louis, MO: 4 hours
  • Nashville, TN: 4 hours

From farmland to rolling hills, Jonesboro residents enjoy a variety of outdoor and recreational opportunities as well as venues for visual and performing arts and a downtown with excellent options for shopping and dining.  With an excellent public and private school options, Jonesboro is an exceptional place to raise a family while also enjoying a low cost of living.