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Faculty Position- Neurology

Gladstone Institutes
San Francisco, CA
Start date
Mar 10, 2023

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Science/R&D, Neuroscience
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay

Job Details

Lab/Area:GIND Central Science


In Residence Faculty Position | UCSF Department of Neurology/Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease

We invite applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Senior Investigator at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND). Focused on leading-edge science and biomedical research, the Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research organization. It is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in an award-winning building at UCSF’s Mission Bay Campus. The successful candidate will have a joint faculty appointment as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the In Residence faculty series in the Department of Neurology or another suitable department, and in relevant graduate training programs.

Our investigators direct world-class research programs that focus on diverse topics, ranging from fundamental biological questions to translational drug discovery, all united under the singular mission of science overcoming disease. The combination of a nimble private research institute situated at a world-renowned clinical and research university in close proximity to the Silicon Valley biotechnology industry makes for a uniquely exciting and supportive environment for investigators of all levels.

Primary criteria for appointment at the GIND will be outstanding records of innovative research, academic performance and commitment to disease-focused neuroscience. Of particular interest are applicants with high potential or proven ability to unravel mechanisms of major brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions. Other selection criteria include genuine interest in translational neuroscience and a track record of independent grant support. To qualify for a faculty appointment at UCSF, applicants must possess a medical or doctoral degree, appropriate post-MD or postdoctoral training, and at least four years of teaching/mentoring experience (during residency, fellowship, and/or in the lab) by the time the appointment becomes effective.

Candidates must apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three references who we may contact directly. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. Applications received outside of the online process cannot be considered, but informal inquiries can be directed to Dr. Yadong Huang at

This recruitment effort will continue until the position is filled; to ensure full consideration, interested individuals should apply by August 31, 2022.

The Gladstone Institutes and UCSF seek candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Hiring Range (DOE):


Additional Information:
  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.


Gladstone is an independent, nonprofit life science research organization located in the epicenter of biomedical and technological innovation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Gladstone has created a research model that disrupts how science is done, funds big ideas, and attracts the brightest minds. Gladstone Institutes leads the way for innovative research in the biomedical field. We always seek dedicated and talented individuals to join our team.

Scientists know that using a diversity of approaches is often the most efficient strategy for solving a problem. New and different perspectives engender the very innovation that Gladstone prizes. This is one of the many reasons why we value diversity at Gladstone—be that a diversity of race, culture, religion, mental or physical ability, heritage, age, gender, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Our employees hail from more than 30 countries around the globe and we seek to hire the best and brightest for our diverse team of scientists and administrators. Career opportunities are available in both our administrative offices and our research areas.

Our Benefits
Gladstone offers eligible employees—and their dependents—a comprehensive range of benefits, including health insurance, retirement savings, and professional development.


  • Health and Retirement
    • A choice of medical plans, flexible spending account, and retirement account options that include employer contributions help you take care of your health and your future.
  • Time Away from Work
    • More than just vacation days, our paid and unpaid leave policies offer flexibility to help you confront different stages of life including maternity and paternity leave, as well as other types of family leave.
  • Professional Development
    • Gladstone encourages employees to seek the skills they need to remain at the forefront of their profession. By supporting professional development workshops and continuing education, Gladstone provides employees with the resources they need to evolve in their role and in their career.
  • Gladstone Cares
    • A specially selected suite of benefits to support you in and out of the workplace. Includes resources for dealing with the many stages of life to specific coverage for family planning, and back-up child or elder care coverage.
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