Faculty Position in Neurodegenerative and Prion Disease Research (non-tenure track) - Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is recruiting for a non-tenure track Instructor or Assistant Professor to expand its vibrant research program in neurodegenerative diseases. Candidates with an established research track record in neurodegenerative, prion or protein conformational disorders are preferred. Candidates at the Instructor level must have competitive research qualifications, including a track record of publications in top tier journals and evidence of independent funding ability. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should show progress in plans for NIH grant proposal submission within the first year of appointment with the goal to establish an externally-funded research program. The Department houses the CDC-funded National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, has an NIH T32 training grant in neurodegenerative diseases, and already has 14 faculty members engaged in neurodegenerative disease research, including prion disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, fronto-temporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The scientific environment is further supported by a strong interdepartmental Neuroscience research community. The Pathology Department is ranked in the top 10 for NIH funding. CWRU is located in Cleveland Ohio, a central Midwestern hub for art, culture, and sports that boasts a low cost of living and outstanding schools.  

Candidates should have a demonstrated record of success in multiple venues with substantial potential to obtain external funding.  

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter with statement of research interests and goals, CV, and names of 3 referees in a single pdf file to neuropath@case.edu.

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at equity@case.edu. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.