Neurodegenerative Neuropathologist, Physician Scientist

Chicago, Illinois
March 26 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine


Neurodegenerative Neuropathologist, Physician Scientist

The Department of Pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor on the tenure track. Qualified candidates will be physician-scientists MD or MD, PhD, and be Board-certified in Neuropathology.  They are expected to develop a federally funded, independent research program in the area of neurodegeneration and engage in collaborations with other researchers who study neurodegenerative diseases throughout Northwestern University.

Service responsibilities include participation in diagnostic neuropathology, which could include surgical, autopsy or neurodegenerative neuropathology, depending on the applicant’s career goals. There will be ample opportunities for mentoring and teaching graduate students, medical students and resident/fellows, as well as for service on department, school or university committees. Qualified candidates will become a leader of the Neuropathology Core of the federally funded Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center.

The environment for hypothesis driven basic research, and for translational and collaborative research at Northwestern University and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital is outstanding.  Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three to five references via Northwestern University’s Faculty Recruiting Website.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Daniel J. Brat MD, PhD

Magerstadt Professor and Chairman

Department of Pathology

Northwestern University

Feinberg School of Medicine

303 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 3-140

Chicago, Illinois 60611