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Dugger Laboratory, University of California, Davis

Postdoctoral Fellow

Date posted

30 November 2020


Want to work with human brains?

  • The NIH-funded Dugger Laboratory at the University of California, Davis, Sacramento campus, is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and organized postdoctoral fellow to aid in understanding the heterogeneity within Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders and aid in a large multi-center cohort study.
  • Interested candidates can email me direct at
  • To be considered for this position please send in a single PDF a detailed CV with research expertise (including any laboratory trainings), a list of scientific publications and presentations, and the contact details of three references to
  • The position will remain open until filled. Salary depends on experience.
  • The University of California Davis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
  • Apply online

Job description

  • The NIH-funded Dugger Laboratory (located at the University of California, Davis Sacramento Campus) is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and organized postdoctoral fellow to aid in understanding the heterogeneity within Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Active projects in the laboratory include multi-institutional cross disciplinary studies to delineate the neuropathology of Alzheimer’s disease in Hispanics and Latinos (of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Dominican origins) and determine the impact of comorbid risk factors (see Filshtein TJ J Alzheimers Dis 2019 PMID: 30775996 for background information). Additional projects include strengthening and adapting deep learning pipelines for quantifying neuropathologies (see Tang Z Nat Commun 2019 PMID: 31092819 for background information). The fellow will obtain advanced training in neuroanatomy, neurohistology, human neuropathology, digital pathology, biospecimen banking, and analysis of human data.
  • UC Davis ranks among the top 10 public research Universities within the US, successful applicants will benefit from the outstanding training, collaborative, and research environment at UC-Davis that will propel the candidate to their future career.


  • Essential job duties and responsibilities:
  • Working independently on research projects under the supervision of the principal investigator (mentor)
  • Collect and analyze data, troubleshoot experiments, analyze data for publication and grant applications.
  • Drafting/preparation of manuscripts and grants
  • Present research at local and national meetings.
  • Teaching/mentoring other research staff, students, and residents may be required.
  • Educational Requirements:
  • Must hold a Doctoral Degree (preferably with expertise in neuroscience, neurobiology, molecular biology, neurodegenerative disease research, public health, computer science, bioinformatics, neuropathology, or other related field) and have a passion for unlocking the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Background in dementia research is beneficial, but not mandatory.
  • Experience:
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work collaboratively, fluent in English, and have a consistent cooperative attitude. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills as demonstrated by multiple strong first author publications as well as presentations at scientific meetings are a must for this position. Experience in working with human data and blood borne pathogens is preferred.

The University of Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Date posted

19 November 2020


  • Submit: CV, research statement, and contact information (email and phone) for three references to Dr. Sharon Xie,
  • Contact email:
  • Application deadline: February 28, 2021

Job description

  • Applications are invited for candidates with a Ph.D. in biostatistics, statistics, or a related quantitative field for Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions within the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • The postdoctoral fellows will join Dr. Sharon Xie’s research lab and Penn Alzheimer’s Disease Center Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core (
  • The fellows can start any time after January 1, 2021. The length of postdoctoral positions are flexible and can range from two to three years.
  • The fellows will be primarily mentored by Dr. Sharon Xie, but are expected to work with a group of excellent statisticians, informaticians, neurologists, neuroscientists, and neuropathologists in the Penn Alzheimer’s Disease Center.
  • The positions primarily involve developing novel statistical methods to address many challenges of analyzing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia data, which is a fast growing area. Methodological areas of interest include missing data, high-dimensional data/big data, measurement error, survival analysis, longitudinal data, machine learning, electronic health record data, and other statistical areas that are challenging.
  • In addition, the fellows are expected to work on collaborative projects to gain experience and produce publications in medical journals. The fellows will have many opportunities to identify their own research projects of interest through working on real-world problems.
  • The positions are funded via Dr. Xie’s R01 grant and other National Institute of Health research grants including Penn Alzheimer’s Disease Center grant. Sharon Xie's website is
  • Salary range: Competitive
  • Benefits: Medical insurance by University of Pennsylvania and paid vacation.
  • Website: |
  • The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) is a prestigious institution with the inclusive policies, innovative work, and impactful engagement of our faculty, students, and staff.


  • Doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a related quantitative field.
  • Strong methodological and theoretical training in statistics. Excellent communication skills (written and oral).

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor) of Cognitive Neurology

Date posted

14 October 2020


Qualified applicants are invited to apply by attaching the following:

  • signed letter of interest
  • CV
  • three professional references

Job description

The Department of Neurology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is seeking a Cognitive Neurologist to join our Memory and Aging team in an Open Rank, Open Track position. Leadership opportunities in the department and in our newly awarded P20 New Mexico Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center exist for outstanding candidates with strong academic and research achievements. Candidates are invited to apply at Associate or Full Professor level.

The incumbent will join a team of faculty and staff in UNM’s Center for Memory and Aging (CMA). The selected candidate will be involved in all aspects of dementia science: outpatient clinics, clinical trials, bench and imaging research, and community outreach. The CMA research facility is fully equipped with state of the art imaging, laboratory equipment and clinical research space. We are the only center devoted to Alzheimer’s and dementia research in New Mexico/Mountain West. We are an active member of NIH’s Vascular Cognitive Impairment Consortium CMA’s clinical work will be enhanced in the future by a new state-of-the-art clinical building. The incumbent is expected to have excellent communications skills, clinical trials experience, and the ability to work collaboratively in a large interdisciplinary research group. Excellent compensation and a generous start-up package are available to support the successful candidate. Current NIH funding is required.

UNM Hospital is the tertiary referral healthcare facility and the only Level 1 Trauma Center and Burn Center for the state of New Mexico. The Department has 37 full-time and part-time attending physicians and is home to well-established Residency and Fellowship programs.


Minimum requirements:

  • MD/DO degree or equivalent
  • Experience and training in neurological disease in older adults, especially dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders (ADRDs)
  • Eligible for licensure in the State of New Mexico; and eligible to work in the United States

Preferred requirements:

Expertise in ADRC-focused science, track record of sustained peer-reviewed funding from NIH, track record of funding in pharmaceutical studies in ADRDs, experience in an academic setting

For more information please contact the UNM Center for Memory and Aging: Gary A. Rosenberg, MD, CMA Director at or Jill Prestopnik, PhD, CMA Senior Program Manager at

UNM’s confidentiality policy (Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment “UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator

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