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Parkinson's Disease Clinical Trial Leader

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 3rd, 2017
Last review date: April 3rd, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: July 3rd, 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.


UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
In Residence or Clinical X series

The Department of Neurology and Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases at UCSF invites applications from exceptional investigators at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to develop a new bench-to-bedside program of clinical translation in Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. The successful candidate will have outstanding credentials as a clinician and clinical investigator, experience and ongoing interest in laboratory-based neuroscience, and a track record of receiving extramural grant support. The individual will work closely with other investigators at the Weill Institute of Neurosciences to support translation of key discoveries into early clinical trials. Board certification in neurology or some other relevant area of medicine is required. This is a rare opportunity for an accomplished and highly motivated individual to join a growing team of investigators at the new Weill Institute for Neurosciences located at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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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