Neuroscience Faculty – DEIB Lead
THE MAYO CLINIC ALZHEIMER DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER invites applicants for an open-rank position in Neurosciences focused on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) Science. The DEIB Lead will partner with the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) Leadership Team to support the aims of the Center and initiatives to achieve short and long-term goals. Applicants should demonstrate broad knowledge of and commitment to research specific to DEIB science. The ideal candidate will maintain a strong research portfolio in areas including, but not limited to cognitive aging and dementia research among older adults, and brain health. Commensurate evidence of productivity is expected, including but not limited to peer-reviewed publications, grants, partnering with community stakeholders, establishing new research cohorts, or developing a focused curriculum. Potential candidates with experience in mixed-methods and community-based participatory research are encouraged to apply. This position will be based on the Mayo Clinic campus in Jacksonville, Florida. THE MAYO CLINIC ALZHEIMER DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER is internationally recognized and respected for academic excellence in the diagnosis, treatment, and investigation of age-related neurodegenerative diseases. The Mayo Clinic ADRC strives to promote the highest quality team-based research in neurodegenerative diseases and to translate this knowledge to improve population health. Faculty within the Mayo Clinic ADRC have expertise in behavioral neurology, neuropsychology, neurogenetics, neuropathology, disease modeling, immunity, and experimental therapeutics. ADRC faculty benefit from consistent extramural funding via the National Institutes of Health (NIA and NINDS), Florida State government, national and regional foundations, industry, and philanthropic partners. Collectively, these funding sources support community-based research that spans the spectrum of age-related neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer disease, Lewy body disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and vascular cognitive impairment. The research mission of the ADRC is supported through close collaboration with the Departments of Neuroscience, Neurology, and Neurosurgery.