Center Director, Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research


Brown University's Carney Institute for Brain Science


Providence, Rhode Island


Candidates must submit: (1) a center vision statement; (2) a research statement; (3) a diversity and inclusion statement; (4) a teaching, training, and mentorship statement; (5) a curriculum vitae; (6) links to three to five publications of particular importance; and (7) a cover letter describing their interest in the position (including field of research and potential departments of interest). Candidates should provide the names of three references; these references will not be contacted without prior authorization from the candidate. Inquiries about the position should be directed to

Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 1, 2023; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and members of underrepresented groups in brain science are strongly encouraged to apply. Apply at


The Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science (Carney Institute) at Brown University invites applications from rising and established leaders in Alzheimer’s disease research for the position of Center Director for the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, with a tenured faculty appointment at the associate or full professor level. Brown seeks a successful and committed scientist and inspiring leader to guide this growing initiative housed within the Carney Institute. The incumbent is expected to continue their own research program where they will be offered administrative support by a strong, experienced team. The incumbent will receive a tenured academic appointment(s) in a Carney Institute-affiliated department including, but not limited to a department within the Division of Biology and Medicine, the School of Public Health, or the School of Engineering, and, where appropriate, a clinical appointment at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. A full list of affiliated departments and schools can be found at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.


The successful applicant will be an M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or Ph.D. with an outstanding record of research, mentorship, and evidence of or the potential for strong leadership. Any research area will be considered that contributes to the mission of the Center, the Carney Institute, and the home department. Applicants are expected to pursue research that will advance knowledge and ultimately improved therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Building on Brown’s Operational Plan for Investing in Research, the successful incumbent Center Director will have a bold, purpose-driven mission that capitalizes on existing expertise and resources at Brown, supports and expands the Center’s research with life-changing impact, and demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the brain sciences.