Postdoctoral fellowship in dementia epidemiology

The primary goal of this postdoctoral fellowship is to work with Dr. Deborah Barnes, PhD, MPH to provide the first-ever estimates of the key modifiable Alzheimer’s disease risk factors for the state of California, including estimates for specific sub-populations of interest such as women and communities of color. In addition to conducting this research, the fellow will participate in UCSF’s Center for Population Brain Health and Training for Research on Aging and Chronic Disease T32 programs.

Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, neuroscience, or related quantitative health research area. Research experience in behavioral risk factors, health disparities, and/or cognitive aging is preferred.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Deborah Barnes, PhD, MPH

Dates: July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Application process: Please send a cover letter, CV, one-page research statement, and two letters of recommendation by email to [email protected].

Application deadline: March 31, 2021