Basic Science Researcher in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Syracuse, New York
May 21 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Basic Science Researcher in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Basic science researcher with proven record of high quality, original research, within any area related to Alzheimer’s disease research, and a strong funding history with publications in peer-reviewed journals. Expectations include continued extramural funding and research productivity, with a focus on complementing existing research strengths.

The successful candidate will join a thriving Biology of Aging and Neuroscience community of over 40 investigators with strengths in mechanism of proteostasis, age-related neurodegenerative disease, neuropsychiatric disorders and other AD/ADRD-related research, supported by state-of-the-art genomics and proteomics facilities.


As a founding researcher in the Nappi Longevity Institute, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with researchers across disciplines to assist in the growth and development of an active and competitive institute for research in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.


Pertinent skills:

  • Organizing and running an active lab including supervision of personnel and mentoring of graduate students and post-docs
  • Collaboration with researchers across disciplines

Specific minimal qualifications: PhD. or equivalent with postdoctoral experience in appropriate discipline with a strong record of funding and independent publications. Academic appointment commensurate with experience, will carry the title Assistant, Associate or Professor of Empire Innovation.

SUNY Upstate, located in Syracuse, NY, is the leading academic medical center and largest healthcare provider in central New York, serving one third of the state. Investigators will be located in the vibrant “University Hill” adjacent to Syracuse University, the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Golisano’s Children’s Hospital, and the Syracuse VA Medical Center.

All applicants should apply online at, job posting #67339 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research portfolio.

At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.

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