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Date Posted: 12/01/2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dementia Research

Category: Post-Doc Fellowships


Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health?

An immediate position is open for a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship under the direction of Barbara Bendlin, PhD. The research focus is on brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease. The lab is studying factors that may increase or decrease risk for AD. Participants in our NIH-funded studies undergo serial neuropsychological testing, neuroimaging (e.g. amyloid and tau PET imaging, FDG PET imaging, blood flow mapping and diffusion-weighted imaging) and lumbar puncture for CSF analysis. Applicants must have a PhD or comparable degree and have a strong background in psychology or neuroscience. Strong writing ability as well as experience in statistical analysis (especially analysis of neuroimages) is strongly preferred.

This position is ideal for applicants who envision a career in aging and dementia research. Didactic experiences are plentiful and include the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center biweekly seminar, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology and Psychiatry grand rounds, Dept. of Psychology Seminar, Brain cutting, and Medical physics seminars. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Madison WI has been ranked as one of the best cities to live in America, and has a vibrant culture of music, art, food, and year-round outdoor activity.

We will accept applications until the position is filled. Interviews will occur here in Madison or via skype. Salary is commensurate with experience. Funding to attend and present at 1-2 scientific conferences per year is provided. Interested applicants should email a CV, two representative publications, a brief research statement, and the names of three references, to Nancy Davenport-Sis (, with the subject line “Bendlin lab post-doc application”.

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Location: Madison,  Wisconsin, United States
Expiration: 01/30/2018



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