Tenured Faculty Position in Neurology/Neurobiology and Behavior


University of California, Irvine


Irvine, California

Principal Investigator

Marcelo Wood


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UCI invites applications for a full-time tenured, in-line position at the associate or professor rank to join the faculty of the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior in the School of Biological Sciences and Department of Neurology in the School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences.

Ideal applicants will be employing molecular, cellular, neurobiological, and/or genetic approaches to the study of neurodegenerative disease, including but not limited to Parkinson’s disease, ALS, and Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, and/or neurovascular disease, with emphasis on potential translational application. Preference will be given to applicants whose research integrates cutting edge neuroscientific techniques using human and animal tissue.

The successful candidate will be able to leverage existing resources and strengths of UCI Health and its campus partners, including the Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC), Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurologic Disorders (iMIND), Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC), and graduate and resident training programs in the neurosciences and biomedical sciences.

The University of California, Irvine 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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education. UCI is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

These federal designations align with UCI’s aspiration to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. The University seeks faculty who are committed to diversity as well as diverse faculty who will be role models for our students.


Salary range: Salary range: Total Negotiated Salary (TNS) calculation includes AAMC salary benchmarks for Neurology ranging from $109,360 to $214,667. The posted UC salary scales set the base pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment.

This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.”


Open date: January 29, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., M.D.-Ph.D., or equivalent degree(s).