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Department of Neurology and Weill Institute for Neurosciences Clinician/Clinical Investigator

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 22nd, 2017
Last review date: May 22nd, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 22nd, 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 Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
In Residence Series

The Department of Neurology and Weill Institute for Neurosciences at UCSF invites applications from exceptional investigators at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor who are well qualified to lead investigations of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurodegenerative disorders. The successful candidate will have developed a rigorous laboratory-based research program focused on the mechanisms and treatment of neurodegeneration and will have a track record of high-impact publications. Applicants must have an MD or PhD. Outstanding credentials as a clinician and clinical investigator will be considered additional strengths, although they are not required. The individual will work closely with other investigators at the Weill Institute of Neurosciences to translate key discoveries into clinical investigations and trials. 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 burgeoning 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


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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