Associate Researcher


University of California, Irvine's Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders


Irvine, California


Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae which should include a record of research experience and the names of three references before April 7, 2023, to

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UCI MIND is seeking an individual who has extensive experience (10+ years) working in the area of recruitment science and/or health disparities to advance the understanding of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The professional researcher series at UCI is designed for scientists who engage in independent and creative high-quality research. Applicants should therefore have a proven track record of consistent publications in this area and independent pilot funding.

The candidate will lead projects that focus on investigating how best to improve representation of diverse communities in Alzheimer's disease clinical research, particularly clinical trials. Training and experience in clinical research, including qualitative and quantitative methods, is essential. Training and experience with analytic approaches, including training in epidemiologic and biostatistical methods is also highly desired. The candidate will be responsible for experimental design, data analyses, manuscript preparation, and training of undergraduate and graduate students. The candidate will also be expected to apply for both independent and collaborative funding to support his/her research.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for an Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


A Ph.D. degree in one of the following disciplines: Public health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or Neuroscience with expertise and experience in clinical research and/or neurodegenerative diseases preferred. At least 10 years of experience working in human subjects research is preferred. This position will be appointed at the level that is commensurate with the education and experience of the individual candidate.