Summary Description: The Department of Neurology at Columbia University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's disease and the Aging Brain are all recruiting a senior scientist who will take the lead on understanding the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders. We seek an individual with outstanding experience and excellent references who will lead a program specifically dedicated to studying the pathogenesis of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and related diseases affecting the nervous system. This position will focus on the molecular mechanisms that underlie neurodegeneration and inform the design of potential therapeutics. Protected research time and appropriate resource support will be provided.
Minimum Qualifications: M.D. and board certified in Neurology. Faculty rank is expected to be at the Assistant/Associate or Professor level, commensurate with experience and achievement. Assistant Professor level candidates must provide evidence of research accomplishments, and have some teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications: External research funding is preferred.
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