Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Neuroscience/Epidemiology

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 18 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Job Description:

The Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center (RADC) is leading experimental and epidemiological center for the study of Alzheimer's disease, which has no preventative drugs, and is expected to soon triple in incidence. Over the past two decades, the RADC has carried out numerous community-based cohort studies to better understand Alzheimer's disease and aging.

We are seeking a highly motivated full-time Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join our innovative Alzheimer's Disease Center department at Rush University Medical Center!

General Summary:

Scientist to work on NIH-funded studies of cognitive aging in a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with aging populations in community-based and office-based settings, aiding in protocol development, data collection, and statistical analyses, for multiple studies, including those involving organ donation.

  • Will gain experience in epidemiologic study design.

  • Participate with faculty and other fellows and trainees, in the development of research manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Prepare a research proposal for extramural support

Position Requirements:

  • Ph.D., MD, or equivalent in Neuroscience, Epidemiology, or related field required.

  • Knowledge of epidemiology or cohort study design and statistical analyses is desired.

  • Expertise in cognitive aging research desirable, but not essential.

  • Strong skills in writing, good communication, and team building skills are required.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush was recently ranked among the top 20 hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among 102 leading academic medical centers in the US in a study conducted by the health care services company Vizient.

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) has awarded Rush full accreditation for three years. Rush is one of the first academic medical centers in Illinois to receive this accreditation.

  • As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

 

 

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