Professor and Director of the Mary S Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research


UCLA, Department of Neurology


Los Angeles, California

Principal Investigator

Jackie Shinn


Apply by submitting an application to Please submit the following to be considered for candidacy: Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Career Interests, Statement of Research, Diversity Statement, Objectives, and six references. 


The University of California Los Angeles invites applicants for the position of professor and director of the Mary S Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research in the Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM). The director will provide vision, leadership, and strategic direction in meeting the research, clinical and educational areas of the Alzheimer’s Program. The position comes with endowed chair, University of California FTE, and considerable resources. Responsibilities include overall management, academic planning, budget, personnel, resource allocation and program development within the Mary S Easton Alzheimer’s Program. 

Confidential review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

Compensation for the position is highly competitive. All qualified candidates, including women and minorities, are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


Candidates must have an outstanding record of research excellence and leapership. Additional requirements include a proven track record of management in academics, national leadership in professional organizations, national recognition for scholarship, M.D. degree or equivalent, and documented experience and expertise in mentoring junior faculty.