Career Opportunities

APDA is currently hiring for the following positions:

Position Title: Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer
Reports To: President and CEO


The purpose of this position is to provide strategic leadership and management of the organization’s research and scientific programs and activities, serve as the lead staff member and liaison to the Scientific Advisory Board, provide scientific consultation to external and internal constituents and serve as a scientific spokesperson on behalf of the organization. To support the organization’s strategic goals and objectives and to ultimately achieve APDA’s mission.

Position Title: Director, Web Education and Information and Referral Operations
Location: National Headquarters
Reports To: Vice President, Programs and Services


Lead efforts to develop a national comprehensive phone and on-line Information and Referral program for Parkinson’s disease patients and family members. Coordinate with APDA Chapters and Information and Referral centers to create efficiencies in supporting patients’ search for information. Oversee and develop web based educational programs including webinars, on-line publications and web based communities and support programs. Build a national Information and Referral data base with field based community outreach and coordination of grassroots activities and volunteer development. Staff the phone lines and screen calls to the APDA 800# and provides accurate information, education, support and referrals. This position is based in our national headquarters in Staten Island, NY.

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