Clinical/Translational Researcher in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Syracuse, New York
May 21 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Clinical/Translational Researcher in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Clinical/translational investigator with proven skills in conducting original research; strong history of extramural funding with the expectation of continued funding; demonstrated skills in collaborative research across disciplines; publications in peer-reviewed journals. 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 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:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work with patients and families in the area of clinical research and patient care.
  • Evaluate scientific information and new ideas to assist in identifying new research opportunities and funding.
  • Leadership skills in working with colleagues to build a clinical research program

Specific minimal qualifications: MD or MD/PhD in appropriate area of discipline/specialty, with a strong record of funding and 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 #66901 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.