Leadership & Research-Focused Behavioral Neurology Directorship in Southern California

A large medical research institute in southern California is excited to welcome a research-focused neurologist with interests in Cognitive/Behavioral Neurology to serve as Director of Behavioral Neurology, and join their new Chair of Neurosciences. A primary role of the Director will be to run an ongoing cohort study, part of a clinical research program focusing on early biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease.

Position Highlights:

- Research-focused leadership opportunity (potential for some clinic, if desired)
- Join the program’s new Chair of Neurosciences in expanding the robust Behavioral research program
- Full support for migrating current research to the program
- Lead and grow the study’s dynamic team, with potential to bring on any current lab staff, and/or expand the program over time
- Work with clinical coordinators and PhD scientists investigating early biomarkers of Alzheimer’s in CSF, blood and urine, and EEG and MRI findings
- Connect with clinical participants about outcomes and any incidental medical findings
- Engage in existing collaborative relationships with other Los Angeles area research institutions
- Run a clinical consensus conference 1-2 times per month to review clinical participants’ results
- The ideal candidate will have a track record consistent with early career grant awards and publications
- Early-career and experienced Neurologists encouraged to apply
- Flexible Schedule

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Position #3410-1
Specialty: Neurology
Subspecialty: Neurodegenerative (Alzheimer/Cognitive), Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia, Neurodegenerative Disorders
Compensation: $250,000 - $300,000
Region: West Region

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