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Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) - Associate Specialist

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 20th, 2017
Last review date: February 5th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: January 20th, 2019
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 overarching goal of GBHI is to develop and mentor outstanding individuals to become leaders and have a long-lasting impact on dementia prevention in their communities across the world. We seek individuals who want to bridge the gap between neuroscience and public health with respect to dementia prevention. This program will prepare individuals to put research knowledge into practice. All trainees will share values of dignity, equity, and opportunity. Special selection emphasis is on Latin America, the US, Ireland, and the Mediterranean region, but applicants from around the world who exhibit outstanding potential for this training will be considered.

Required qualifications include:

• Completed their final graduate or post-graduate training (e.g., residency, fellowship, post-doctoral training, government internship)
• Fluency in English
• Must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization.

Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.

UC San Francisco seeks 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.

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San Francisco, CA



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