Department of Neurology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Investigator Faculty (Full-Time), and Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) and DIAN Trials Unit (DIAN-TU) Biomarker Core Co-Leader
The Department, DIAN, and DIAN-TU is particularly interested in and values candidates who have experience working with persons from diverse backgrounds (e.g., race, ethnicity, disability, LGBTQIA+, refugee/IDPs, rural populations), along with a demonstrated commitment to cultural competence and the delivery of culturally responsive health care and research.
developing and validating molecular biomarkers for ADRD in both symptomatic and asymptomatic stages.
Successful candidates should have wet lab experience, clinical biomarkers, and also be familiar with and/or have experience in clinical studies. Candidates should have leadership experience including project management, personnel supervision, task delegation, decision making, data analyses and interpretation, conflict resolution, and effective communication, preferably in the context of multi-disciplinary/multi-functional research teams. Experience working in culturally diverse environments is highly preferred, and successful candidates should possess competencies and capacity for multi-cultural biomedical research settings. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively with faculty in the DIAN/DIAN-TU and with other groups in pursuing research related to ADRD.
The candidate will identify new directions for research, formulate research protocols, submit grant applications to obtain funding to support the research, and present and publish the research findings in the appropriate forums. It is expected that the candidate will be (or become) an independent investigator and obtain the resources to develop and lead their laboratory. Participation in the Department’s educational mission to the community, students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty is encouraged.
Consistent with its academic mission and standards, the Washington University School of Medicine is committed to achieving excellence through diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging. As a community of faculty, staff and students engaged in research, patient care, scholarship, teaching and learning, the School of Medicine fosters an environment that is diverse, humane, and welcoming. Efforts are made to provide a supportive environment in which people from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures may encounter each other in a spirit of cooperation, openness, belonging, and mutual respect.
Randall Bateman, MD
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