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Post Doctoral Fellow in Alzheimer's and Related Dementias
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jun. 8, 2018
Title Post Doctoral Fellow in Alzheimer's and Related Dementias
University University of Kentucky
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Post-Doc
  • Bioethics
    Medicine - General

The Sanders- Brown Center on Aging is seeking candidates for a 2 year postdoctoral position at the University of Kentucky, Lexington KY. This position is located in an established research center in aging and dementia where independent basic and clinical scientists work in a collaborative environment. The Center on Aging also includes the NIH-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center that provides unique and outstanding resources to support innovative research (e.g. longitudinally followed and well-characterized clinical cohorts, neuroimaging, biomarkers, autopsy specimens).

The successful candidate will benefit from an experienced mentor, a stimulating and collaborative research environment, and an organized training plan. There are ample opportunities for scientific growth, career enhancement, and development into an independent investigator in academia. The program will provide training in: (1) Alzheimer disease and related dementias – bench to bedside; (2) bioethics; (3) career development; (4) grant writing; (5) learning how to mentor and; (6) individual developmental plans. Postdoctoral trainees are invited to participate in our annual postdoctoral poster session and Markesbery symposium. In addition, a short research externship is supported under this funding and is encouraged, as is travel to scientific conferences.

We seek a highly motivated, creative, and collaborative individual who would benefit from working with a mentor in our training program and participating in our training activities. This position is available to start on September 1, 2018.

To apply, please include a cover letter with a brief statement of research experience and career goals, and a curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Head at

Please note that US citizenship or permanent residence is required to be a trainee in this NIH funded program.

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