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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in
Clinical Neuropsychology Research

Boston University Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center &
Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Boston University School of Medicine

Exciting opportunity to receive multidisciplinary training and to conduct high impact clinical
research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and related disorders

Research opportunities include:

  • Playing an active role in analyzing data and publishing findings from in vivo studies of neuroimaging and fluid biomarkers, risk factors, and clinical presentation of CTE, including the NINDS-funded, multi-center DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project. Baseline data already collected, including: tau and amyloid PET scans; MRI/fMRI/MRS; CSF and blood analytes; genetics/genomics; neuropsychological, neuropsychiatric, and neurologic assessments; and more
  • Becoming involved in the initial stages of new NINDS/NIA-funded Head Impact and Trauma Surveillance Study (HITSS), an online, longitudinal study of 4800 former amateur and professional soccer and American football players; in conjunction with the Brain Health Registry at UCSF
  • Examining the impact of racial identity and associated social determinants of health on risk for and clinical presentation of CTE and related disorders
  • Developing new neuropsychological and neuropsychiatric measures to assess core clinical features of Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome (TES)
  • Participating in planned revision of newly-published NINDS Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome
  • Creating and making case presentations for multidisciplinary diagnostic consensus conferences
  • Writing and submitting NIH K award application

Tremendous opportunity for first author publications

Supervised clinical neuropsychological experience may be available as part of a new multidisciplinary
memory disorders clinic at Boston Medical Center.

Very competitive salary │ Additional funds provided to support research expenses,
including part-time research assistant, pilot study funding, and travel │ Flexible start date │ Expected 2-year commitment

Applicants must have PhD (or equivalent) in neuropsychology or similar clinical neuroscience discipline and have excellent writing skills.

Email Cover Letter and CV to:
Robert A. Stern, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology
Co-Founder and Director of Clinical Research, BU CTE Center
Senior Investigator, BU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Boston University School of Medicine
bobstern@bu.edu
http://www.sternneurolab.org/

This post-doctoral fellowship is funded by a generous gift from an anonymous foundation

To apply for this job email your details to bobstern@bu.edu