Director of Discovery and Preclinical Research


Cognition Therapeutics, Inc.


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


The successful candidate will lead a scientific discovery and research team developing cutting-edge assay methodology for neurodegenerative protein targets, screening analogues to identify active compounds, and elucidating and validating compound mechanism of action. Responsibilities include coordination with the clinical team, external contract and academic collaborators, and tracking performance against budget and resource targets. Candidate will lead and contribute to relevant scientific publications, NIH grant applications and presentations at scientific conferences.


  • Ph.D. in neurobiology of neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Minimum of 10–15 years relevant industry experience.
  • Track record of publications and NIH grant recipient.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and analytical skills.