Postdoctoral Fellow

Website Center for Cognitive Neuroscience & Aging at University of Miami

The application period is open for a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging (CNSA).

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, February 17, 2023


COMMENCEMENT DATE: The training year commences July, 2023 and ends July 2024.  The 1-year postdoctoral fellowship is funded by the State of Florida Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program.  There is an optional second year.


Qualified applicants must meet the following requirements:

1.    Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA accredited graduate training program in Clinical Psychology.

2.    Completed an APA accredited internship with a major emphasis in neuropsychological assessment.

3.    Have training and experience working with older adults individuals.

By January 13, 2017, interested applicants must forward the following to and

1.    Letter of Interest

2.    Curriculum Vitae

3.    Official transcripts from graduate institution

4.    3 Letters of Recommendation preferably by former supervisors

Fellowship applications would be reviewed by a committee of mentors.  Candidates will be evaluated with regards to their a) potential for a career in clinical research; b) research interests and experience; and c) letters of support.

TRAINING EMPHASIS: The focus of the research fellowship is to train a promising postdoctoral student to study more innovative ways of assessing and diagnosing persons in the earliest stages of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD).  There is also a strong focus on cross-cultural neuropsychological assessment.  Clinical training hours for licensure in the state of Florida are offered. 

This training opportunity exposes a post-doctoral fellow to: a) study the earliest clinical and cognitive manifestations of AD and ADRD; b) participate in the development and implementation of novel measures to assess cognition; c) learn to clinically evaluate different ethnic and cultural groups for early stage mild cognitive impairment; d) learn how to interpret and to conduct research relating cognitive and functional test findings to biological measures of the brain (e.g., structural MRI, amyloid PET, plasma biomarkers) and e) learn to prepare manuscripts for peer review, grant writing.

Fellows will participate in diagnostic interviews, research team meetings, neuropsychological and functional testing as well as supervision of graduate students.  The post-doctoral fellow will participate as a team member in the 1Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), an NIA designated Center of Excellence in Alzheimer’s disease.

STIPEND AND BENEFITS: The stipend will be $50,000 per year with benefits. 

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