T32 Postdoctoral Training Slots for Neurodegenerative Research


New York University School of Medicine


New York, New York

Principal Investigator

Various mentors


To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, one-page statement describing research interests and relevant background, as well as relevant reprints/preprints of research articles to Thomas Wisniewski, MD, and Helen Scharfman, Ph.D.


The Center for Cognitive Neurology is pleased to offer NIH T32-funded postdoctoral positions for the 2018–2019 academic year.

The goal of this program is to develop scientists and clinician-scientists who will be future leaders in neurodegenerative research and the aging brain.

Trainees are paired with mentors or mentoring teams representing clinician-scientists as well as basic and translational scientists from a variety of disciplines throughout NYU School of Medicine, the NYU Washington Square Campus and the Nathan Kline Institute. Mentorship will provide individualized academic coaching in order to develop publications, grant proposals, and presentation skills in an interactive and collaborative environment, as well as educate trainees on the fundamentals of neurodegenerative disease, rigorous research methodology, clinical approaches, and statistical analysis.

The program is designed to support three postdoctoral fellows annually, for a period of two years. The major qualification of prospective trainees is the desire and potential to become independent researchers in the field of brain aging and neurodegenerative diseases.


U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status is required for a T32 appointment. The earliest appointment date is May 1, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through July 30, 2018.

Candidates who have completed residency or predoctoral training (including conferral of degree) by fall 2018 may apply for an appointment. Applications are encouraged from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups as well as candidates who come from disadvantaged economic, social, cultural, or educational backgrounds and those with disabilities.