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Gladstone/UCSF Faculty Position- Neurobiology of Disease

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 22nd, 2018

Last review date: Monday, Feb 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.


Gladstone/UCSF Faculty Position
Neurobiology of Disease

The Gladstone Institutes are a renowned center of excellence focused on leading-edge science to overcome disease. We are an independent, not-for-profit research organization affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in an award winning building at UCSF’s Mission Bay Campus. We aim to contribute to the health and wellbeing of all people through research, education and outreach in the areas of neuroscience, brain disorders, cardiovascular disease, stem cell technology, virology and immunology.

We invite applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Senior Investigator at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease. The successful candidate will have joint appointments as Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the In Residence faculty series in the Department of Neurology or another suitable Department, and in relevant Graduate Training Programs at UCSF. Primary criteria for appointment will be outstanding records of innovative research, academic performance and commitment to disease-focused neuroscience. Of particular interest are applicants who are using systems biology, single cell analysis, computational approaches, and/or cellular and molecular neuroscience to unravel mechanisms of major brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions. Demonstrated ability to attract independent grant support is another selection criterion. Additional requirements include a medical or doctoral degree, and at least four years of teaching/mentoring experience (during residency, fellowship, and/or in the lab) by the time the appointment becomes effective.

Candidates must apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Research, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three references who we may contact directly. Applications received outside of the online process cannot be considered, but informal inquiries can be directed to Katerina Akassoglou at

The recruitment effort will continue until the position is filled; to ensure full consideration, interested individuals should apply by August 16, 2019.

The Gladstone Institutes and UCSF seek candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


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