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Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position Specializing in Alzheimer's Disease

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The Department of Neurology seeks to hire a tenured or tenure-track, associate or full professor, faculty member to develop
 and lead an Alzheimer’s Disease Translational Research Program by fostering close collaboration between basic science and clinical departments between UMass Chan and the UMass Memorial Medical Center.


UMass Chan is located in Worcester, MA, New England's second-largest city in the heart of Central Massachusetts, and ranked among the top 13% most diverse cities in the US. UMass Chan's research departments receive over 300 million dollars in annual research funding and rank 2nd in New England for receiving research grants from NIH. Our faculty team practices medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center, the only designated Level 1 Trauma Center for adults in Central Massachusetts.


Open applications are evaluated upon receipt through the Spring 2024 or until the position is filled. 



  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, in a life or physical science discipline, with specialization in Alzheimer's Disease research
  • Internationally recognized, extramurally funded Alzheimer’s Disease research program
  • Qualifications in neurological, neurodegenerative, neurodevelopmental diseases

    Picture of a physician holding a sign reading Alzheimer's Disease

Application Procedure:  

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  1. A one-page cover letter describing the applicant’s interest in joining Neurology.
  2. The applicant’s CV.
  3. A 3-page past, present, and future Research Plan describing the applicant’s research in Alzheimer’s Disease, and their most significant accomplishments(maximum 3 pages, including figures; page limit does not include references)
  4. A 2-page applicant DEI statement of their DEI experience and plans to further DEI work in the future.
  5. Three professional references with contact information.  

Inquiries, but not application materials, should be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Daryl Bosco, PhD, at

To download a copy of the job description, click here.