The successful candidate will join the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Neuroimaging Group (www.brainmap.wisc.edu), a multidisciplinary collective of more than 20 principal investigators with human and nonhuman primate research projects spanning the diagnostic spectrum from normal aging to Alzheimer's dementia. (S)he will be actively engaged in cutting-edge neuroimaging and biomarker research studies of lifestyle and genetic factors related to cognitive resilience in normal aging and preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
Among the primary activities of the position are development and utilization of pipelines for processing brain images, using software to conduct brain image analyses and analysis of related cognitive and clinical data, and scientific writing for presentations, publications, and grant proposals. This position requires analytic thinking, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and study participants.
The School of Medicine and Public Health, and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center have a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself, but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
The applicant should have excellent writing skills, strong attention to detail, the flexibility to work both independently and collaboratively, and should understand basic elements of research studies including hypotheses generation, study design & objectives, statistical analyses, and presentation of results. It is important for the applicant to have good communication skills and some supervisory experience or previous mentoring for research personnel. Interested candidates need not satisfy each of the foregoing preferences to apply.
Hire will be subject to criminal and Caregiver background check requirements.
University Of Wisconsin Madison