Associate Professor ( Ladder/In-Residence) - Alzheimer’s Disease Clinician Scientist/Translational Scientist University of California at San Diego, Department of Neurosciences United States

Associate Professor ( Ladder/In-Residence) - Alzheimer’s Disease Clinician Scientist/Translational Scientist

  • School of Medicine - NEUROSCIENCES



Open date: February 2nd, 2017
Last review date: July 25th, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: February 2nd, 2018

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



The Department of Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is recruiting for a Ladder Rank (Tenured) faculty position at the Associate Professor level to be filled by a candidate with demonstrated scientific expertise in neurobiology, epidemiology, neuroimaging, biomarkers, or behavioral neurology/cognitive neurosciences of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.


The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program at the cutting edge of Alzheimer's disease research and to provide leadership in neuroscience related to neurodegenerative diseases. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with a large group of scientists and clinicians through the NIH-funded Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) and the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative study (ADCS) in the UCSD Department of Neurosciences. UCSD Neurosciences is a leader in basic and clinical research into the cause, effects, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, a tradition made possible by the vision and collaborative spirit of a large and diverse body of neuroscientists and strong partnerships with scientists from the Salk Institute, The Scripps Research Institute, and the Sanford-Burnham Institute.


Teaching and mentorship opportunities will be available in the School of Medicine and in various Graduate Programs, including the highly-rated UCSD Graduate Program in Neurosciences.


Candidates must possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree or equivalent. Candidates with an M.D. degree must be eligible for a California medical license, have completed Neurology or Geriatric Medicine training, and be Board eligible or Board certified in Neurology or Geriatric Medicine. Candidates with an M.D. degree should have completed Fellowship training in Alzheimer’s disease or a related specialty, or have a track record of expertise in the area.


Appointment will be at the Associate Professor level. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank and 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Startup funding will be available.


Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2017 continue until the position is filled.


Interested applicants must submit a CV, cover letter and a Contributions to Diversity Statement (see for further information). A Statement of Research and Statement of Teaching is optional. Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:
References (contact information or letter of recommendation) may be requested from all finalists.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.



San Diego, CA





  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)



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