Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging, Brain Health, and Alzheimer's Prevention *DEADLINE APPROACHING 5/01/21*

Updated: 16 days ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY

Position Description:

Apply by May 1st for a 3-year NIH INSPIRE Postdoctoral Fellowship at Rutgers University, on the:

Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging, Brain Health, and Alzheimer's Prevention

This INSPIRE program is dedicated to diversifying biomedical research and education. It is unique in that it combines fundamental biomedical research training at Rutgers University with additional training in scientific teaching and the opportunity to spend part of your time teaching science to undergraduates at local minority-serving institutions. This postdoctoral training program is designed for those who seek a career that melds research and teaching, including mentoring future biomedical research scientists from underrepresented groups. 

Fellows who work in my lab would participate in our NIH-funded study of Pathways to Healthy Aging in African Americanswhich draws on interdisciplinary methods from cognitive neuroscience (fMRI & cognitive assessments), genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease and memory, exercise physiology and kinesiology, public health, sleep research, and immunology. We have an extensive program of community engagement in the greater Newark area through which we recruit older African Americans into both longitudinal and interventional research studies.

To Apply:

Applicants interested in working in my lab through this program, should do two things as soon as possible (applications are open now, but accepted through May 1st):

  • Email me ( ) their C.V. and a cover letter explaining why their research background and future career goals are a good fit for our lab (review  and ), especially in the context of our research on Pathways to Healthy Aging in African Americans.  

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