Scientific Director, Neurodegenerative Disease Genomics

The NYGC is looking for a scientific leader to drive collaborative research in neurodegenerative diseases. This individual is responsible for coordinating collaborative, cross-functional and inter-institutional neurodegenerative disease research (including ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease). This position reports to and works closely with the Scientific Director & CEO and with the Director of the Center for Genomic for Neurodegenerative Diseases to further develop and implement the scientific strategy for neurodegenerative disease genomics research at the NYGC, coordinate collaborative research with academic and industrial partners, and engage in strategic efforts to position the NYGC and its founding institution partners (Institutional Founding Members (IFM’s)) at the forefront of neurodegenerative disease research. This role supports and advances the scientific and institutional vision and mission of NYGC’s leadership by fostering partnerships between members of the NYGC Affiliates working group on neurodegenerative diseases and funding partners, including the development of proposals for joint funding.

Employer: New York Genome Center
Location: New York, NY
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: January 15th, 2019
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