Postdoctoral Research Scientist


Columbia University


New York, New York

Principal Investigator

Jose Luchsinger


Applications and inquiries should be submitted by e-mail to Jose Luchsinger, M.D., M.P.H. ( Please include your CV, a cover letter describing previous research, research interests, and future goals, as well as three references.


The Division of General Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center is currently seeking a postdoctoral candidate with training and interest in risk factors and prevention of cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias

  • (AD/ADRD) is sought for a cohort study of cardiometabolic and AD/ADRD biomarkers. The postdoctoral scientist will preferably have prior experience in statistical analyses and manuscript preparation based on cognitive and/or brain imaging data from cohort studies and/or clinical trials. Specific duties of this position will include:
  • Collaborate and assist the research team analyst on data management and analyses
  • Contribute to ongoing research projects by participating in statistical analyses and manuscript preparation for peer-reviewed publication
  • Partake in the communication/dissemination of results including presentations at research seminars and conferences
  • Participate in weekly research group meetings with PI Luchsinger and the research team
  • Attend weekly Division of General Medicine research conference meetings as requested
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, organizational, inter-personal, and time-management skills.


M.D. or Ph.D. degree with experience and interest in the epidemiology of cognitive disorders, brain complications of diabetes, and/or analysis of brain imaging data. Experience with data analysis and manuscript writing necessary.