Assistant Professor


Rutgers University


Brunswick, New Jersey

Principal Investigator

Luciano D’Adamio


Applicants should submit a CV, statement of research accomplishments and plans, and names of at least three references to Dr. Luciano D’Adamio, Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, a component of the Rutgers Brain Health Institute, at


The Rutgers Brain Health Institute is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member at the assistant professor level who studies mechanisms related to Alzheimer’s disease or associated dementias. The ideal candidate would use modern electrophysiological, optogenetic, or chemogenetic approaches to characterize changes in synaptic function in animal models that contribute to the memory or other cognitive declines observed in AD/dementia.

Rutgers offers a competitive salary and an excellent start-up package, with collaborative opportunities with more than 250 neuroscience faculty labs engaged in basic, clinical, and translational research, and proximity to New York, Princeton, and Philadelphia neuroscience communities.

Its also offers strong core facilities to support and grow an active research program.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law.  As an institution, it values diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.


Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree; external research funding is also desired. In addition to a strong funded research program, quality of research and fit with other strengths at Rutgers are important considerations (see BHI website).