Tenure Track or Tenured Position in Molecular and Cellular Biology of Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurodegeneration


Brown University


Providence, Rhode Island


The search committee will give consideration on a rolling basis to applications received prior to September 15, 2018. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a two-page description of their research plans and scientific vision: Chair of search committee is Eric Morrow. Vice-chair is Steve Salloway.

Applicants at the level of a tenure-track position should also send three letters of reference.


The Brown University Division of Biology and Medicine invite applications for a tenure track or tenured faculty position at any rank.

Brown University is making substantial commitments and financial investments in the area of molecular, cellular, and translational research into mechanisms of neurodegeneration, particularly related to Alzheimer’s disease and AD-related dementias (ADRD). This opening is part of a larger plan to grow translational research faculty. The Division of Biology and Medicine is composed of the Warren Alpert Medical School and the Program in Biology. It is home to five basic biology departments and 14 clinical departments, and is affiliated with eight diverse teaching hospitals including very strong research in neuroscience, specifically through the Carney Institute for Brain Science. 

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and use advanced cellular, molecular. or genetic approaches to address fundamental, disease-relevant mechanisms related to AD or neurodegeneration more generally. Applicants should have an exceptional record of innovative and rigorous scholarly work. Applications are welcome from investigators looking for their first faculty position as well as from more established scientists with an international reputation, a highly successful and externally supported independent research program. A collaborative approach to research and scholarship is essential.