Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychiatry

Columbia University Department of Psychiatry

United States

Posting Details

First Section

Job Requisition Number 00001210
Field(s) of Specialization Geriatric Psychiatry
Position Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry
Department PSY Psychiatry
Division Psychiatry
Location Medical Center
Summary Description

T32 Post-Doctoral Position, Geriatric Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, NYC, NY
We are recruiting an MD or PhD for a T32 Fellowship in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NY. The candidate should have strong and demonstrable interests in aging, neurodegenerative disease, genetics of Alzheimer’s disease (including APOE), and psychiatric disorders in older individuals. He or she should have a robust background in cognitive neuroscience, biomarkers, neuroimaging, and statistics. A cover letter should address the degree to which the candidate fits the criteria noted above, along with a summary of his or her relevant skills, background, future career goals, grant writing, productivity, and prior experiences.
This postdoctoral position is primarily focused on the area of the cognitive system in aging and early stage Alzheimer’s disease and will work on developing early behavioral and neuroimaging markers of Alzheimer’s disease and integrating structural and functional MRI, PET, cognitive, genetic, and biofluid measures from ongoing or completed projects. Fellows will have ample opportunities to explore and gain experience with multidisciplinary and clinical research in aging and Alzheimer’s disease and to interact with core faculty members in the Division.
The candidate must be a US citizen or hold a Green Card. The position is up to three years in length. Pay is commensurate with experience and degree in accordance with NIH stipend levels.
The candidate will be expected to apply for a K Award.

Minimum Degree Required

MD or PhD

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate should have strong and demonstrable interests in aging, neurodegenerative disease, genetics of Alzheimer’s disease (including APOE), and psychiatric disorders in older individuals

Preferred Qualifications

He or she should have a robust background in cognitive neuroscience, biomarkers, neuroimaging, and statistics.

Additional Information
RAPS posting date 10/30/2019
Search Closing Date
Special Instructions to the Applicant

The candidate must be a US citizen or hold a Green Card.

Proposed Start Date 01/02/2020
EEO Statement

Columbia University is Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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    1. Curriculum Vitae
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