Faculty Recruitment

The UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences is an umbrella organization that links the clinical and basic neurosciences at UCSF to support innovative collaborations, promote neuroscience, and catalyze a new era of advances against brain diseases. We are currently conducting global searches for outstanding new faculty whose research programs will be located in the magnificent new Joan and Sanford I. Weill Neurosciences Building currently under construction at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.

 

Current Faculty Searches

Open Search

UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences seeks new faculty members working in the field of neuroscience. Applicants with a broad range of interests, from molecular to systems levels are encouraged to apply. This search is cross-departmental and department affiliation will depend on specific research interests. Laboratory space will be located at the Mission Bay campus. Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD.

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ALS and Alzheimer's Disease

The Department of Neurology and UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences 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. 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. Applicants must have an MD and/or PhD.

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Parkinson’s Disease

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.

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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.