Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroimaging of Alzheimer's Disease

Employer

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Location

Madison, Wisconsin

Principal Investigator

Ozioma Okonkwo

Contact

To apply for this position please email a research statement, CV, and the contact information of three references in one document to Sarah Lose at postdoc_okonkwo_lab@lists.wisc.edu with the subject line "Okonkwo lab post-doc application."

Description

The Okonkwo Laboratory in the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center is seeking a highly motivated new/recent Ph.D. graduate who is looking to expand his or her knowledge in the area of neuroscience and lifestyle factors affecting brain health. Interest in neuroimaging analysis would be given preferential consideration. The Okonkwo lab focuses on modifiable and non-modifiable factors linked to cognitive decline. The successful candidate will work closely with Ozioma Okonkwo on projects related to this research agenda. Specific duties will include identifying research questions, conducting analyses, assisting in the writing of grants and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, mentoring undergraduate students, and additional duties as requested by the principal investigator. The successful applicant must have excellent scientific, organizational, record-keeping, and problem-solving skills. 

Begin Date: Negotiable, but sooner is preferred

Percent Time: 100%

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Requirements

This position requires analytic thinking, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and study participants. The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison conducts research in the field of aging and dementia, and seeks to establish effective prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.