Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry

Columbia University

New York, NY 10176

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Posting Details


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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Documents Needed to Apply


Required Documents


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+ Cover Letter


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