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Associate or Full Professor (Ladder Rank, Ladder Rank/In-Residence) Neurodegenerative Disease

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 12th, 2018
Last review date: Sunday, Nov 4, 2018 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: Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 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.


The Department of Pathology ( and the Department of Neurosciences ( at the University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

The neurodegenerative disease research community at UC San Diego is highly collaborative group and we are seeking exceptional scientists with neurodegeneration research programs for a tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level.

Candidates are also expected to teach as well as perform research training and university service. Considerable opportunity exists for collaboration within our robust clinical enterprise and with the UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

Candidates must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree and must be board certified/board eligible with the ability to obtain a California Medical License. Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of scholarly achievement, research excellence, and an interest in further contributing to the exceptional programs in neurosciences at UCSD through collaboration. Candidates must have an innovative research focus in neurodegeneration. Qualified candidates must be able to develop and sustain outstanding extramurally funded research programs.

Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level. Series will include 100% Ladder rank or 50% Ladder Rank and 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

A link to full descriptions of the Ladder Rank and In-Residence series is provided for your review:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veterans status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


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

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)