ADCS Faculty Position


University of California, San Diego


San Diego , California

Principal Investigator

Howard Feldman


Please apply using any of the links provided below.


The Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, is seeking applicants for a faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level (tenure track or tenured).

Applicants must have demonstrated scientific experience with neurodegenerative disease and dementia, and in clinical trial design, methodology and conduct. They should have established expertise related to Alzheimer’s disease and associated disorders in one or more of the following areas: neurobiology, pharmacology, epidemiology, neuroimaging, biomarkers, or behavioral neurology/cognitive neuroscience. Non-tenured assistant, associate, or full professor positions are also available.

This ADCS faculty position will include serving as the ADCS associate director supporting both the internal activities of the coordinating center, including overseeing its seven cores as well as leading activities designed to advance its multicenter clinical trials pipeline. This faculty member will join the leadership team of the ADCS including its director, and its external associate directors. The candidate will focus efforts on bringing in opportunities for new programs including leading the ADCS Compound Selection Committee (this committee reviews, vets, and assesses new opportunities) and meeting with academic investigators, biotechnology sponsors, and others, to review and maturate ideas into potential programs to add to the ADCS portfolio of clinical trials. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with a large group of scientists and clinicians through the ADCS in the UCSD Department of Neurosciences.

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.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree or equivalent. Candidates with an M.D. degree must be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board, have completed neurology or geriatric medicine training, and be board-eligible or board-certified in neurology or geriatric medicine. Candidates with an M.D. degree must have completed fellowship training in Alzheimer's disease or a related specialty, or have a track record of expertise in the area.

Candidates must have demonstrated scientific expertise in neurodegenerative dementias, clinical trials design, methodology, and conduct, with established expertise in one or several of the following: neurobiology, pharmacology, epidemiology, neuroimaging, biomarkers, or behavioral neurology/cognitive neuroscience, related to Alzheimer's disease and related disorders at the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study.

For full description and requirements, please use the links below:

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track):

Associate or Full Professor (Tenured):

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (non-Tenured):