The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is an international nonprofit organization working to accelerate the discovery of drugs to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. With headquarters in New York and funding opportunities for scientists around the globe, we strive to support the most diverse and promising research projects in the world.
Many of our staff members have a direct connection to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. These personal connections drive us forward and unite us to work together to achieve our shared mission.
Full-Time and Part-Time Positions
Program Officer or Assistant Director, Aging & Alzheimer’s Prevention Program
ADDF is seeking up to 2 scientists with outstanding analytic abilities and communication skills to join the program on Aging & Alzheimer’s Prevention to evaluate, communicate, and accelerate the development of scientific evidence for potential treatments to promote healthy aging and prevent Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive aging. Please review the full position description before applying.
The ADDF is looking for a grants professional to join our Scientific Affairs team. The position is responsible for directing and managing all administrative components of the application and contracting process, as well as post-award grants management. The Grants Associate will also support the scientific staff in managing ADDF scientific initiatives and partnerships. Please review the full position description before applying.
How to apply: please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements in an email with the job title in subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The ADDF occasionally has a need for select volunteers in our NYC office. Computer literacy and a minimum commitment of eight hours per week is preferred. Volunteer opportunities at the ADDF are ideal for undergraduate and graduate student or retired professionals. If you are interested in joining the ADDF as a volunteer, please send your résumé and cover letter to email@example.com.
The ADDF internship program provides college students with hands-on experience in a nonprofit setting. Hours are flexible, though candidates who can commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week are preferred. As a small organization, students will be exposed to a wide spectrum of experiences, including event/conference planning, proposal writing, marketing communications and prospect research. ADDF internships are unpaid positions, but candidates may receive credit by prior arrangement with their college/university.
The ADDF scientific internship program provides undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral trainees with hands-on experience in a non-profit setting. Hours are flexible, though candidates who can commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week are preferred. As a small organization, interns will be exposed to a wide spectrum of foundation activities, including website development and marketing, scientific literatures reviews, writing scientific reports, and scientific communications. ADDF internships are unpaid positions, but candidates may receive credit by prior arrangement with their college/university. We are seeking eager individuals with a background in science or communications.