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Physician Scientist - Hope Center for Neurological Disorders

The Department of Neurology and the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are recruiting for an Assistant or Associate Professor position on the Investigator track in the Department of Neurology.   In particular, we are looking for a scientist or physician scientist with an active research program that directly relates to neurodegeneration.  This is an excellent opportunity to join the Hope Center, an interdisciplinary center with over 140 faculty members at Washington University. 


Faculty members of the Hope Center are scientists and physician scientists whose research is consistent with the Hope Center mission:  Collaborative research that seeks to identify biological mechanisms of neurodegeneration, and therapies for neurodegeneration.  Hope Center investigators are in 21 different departments at Washington University, representing the School of Medicine, School of Engineering, and College of Arts & Sciences.  The Hope Center promotes collaborative research through funding for pilot projects, access to cutting-edge equipment and expertise, and seminars/meetings/annual retreat to educate and foster interaction.  This position enables exposure to the collaborative environment of the Hope Center, as well as Washington University’s extensive research infrastructure, evidenced by our track record of successful clinical and research productivity as well as commitment to faculty development. 


For physician scientists, the Department of Neurology employs over 100 faculty and offers neurological care in all subspecialties.  Affiliated hospitals include Barnes-Jewish (BJH), Barnes-Jewish West County (BJWC), St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH), and the Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis.   Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations.

Interested applicants should apply through this website
and send Curriculum Vitae to:

David Holtzman, MD
Professor and Chair of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, CB 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

David M. Holtzman, MD





An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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