Scientist – Betthauser Lab in Betthauser Neuroimaging Lab in Madison, USA

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position at USA, Ozbolat Laboratory at Penn State

Scientist – Betthauser Lab: The Betthauser Neuroimaging Lab in Madison, Wisconsin, is seeking a highly motivated Scientist to join their team and contribute to Alzheimer’s disease research and training activities. The lab focuses on developing and applying novel modeling methods to neuroimaging and fluid biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, to understand disease processes, factors influencing disease onset, and the relationship between timing and clinical symptoms. The lab values diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages applicants who align with these values.

Designation: Scientist (Multiple Levels: Scientist I [RE043], Scientist II [RE044], Scientist III [RE045])

Research Area: Alzheimer’s disease research, neuroimaging, fluid biomarkers

Location: Madison, Wisconsin


  • Required: PhD in psychology, neuroscience, public health, social work, biomedical engineering, computer sciences, life sciences, or related fields (preferred)
  • Required: Experience in scientific writing, data analysis, dataset preparation, and quality control
  • Required: Knowledge of programming languages (such as R, SQL, Python, SPSS, AFNI, SPM, and FSL) for efficient data interaction
  • Preferred: Experience in mentoring trainees, neuroimaging data analysis, and working in a team or academic research environment

Job Description:

  • Work closely with Dr. Betthauser, staff, and students to lead, perform, and present scientific research in collaborative projects
  • Develop statistical analysis plans in consultation with biostatisticians
  • Conduct data curation, summary, processing, and analysis
  • Engage in scientific writing, including drafting, submitting, and publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts
  • Contribute to grant writing and revise conference abstracts
  • Present research findings at local, national, and international events and conferences
  • Provide scientific support to lab staff and students, including mentorship
  • Collaborate with colleagues from the School of Medicine and Public Health, other UW schools, and external institutions/organizations/corporations
  • Professional development and training opportunities provided

How to Apply: To apply for this position, click the “Apply Now” button and submit the following documents:

  • Current resume/CV
  • Cover letter briefly addressing the minimum/preferred qualifications
  • Contact information for three references, including the current/most recent supervisor

Last Date for Apply: Application Period Opens: May 16, 2023, at 09:05 AM CDT Apply By: May 30, 2023, at 11:55 PM CDT

TitleScientist – Betthauser Lab
SummaryJoin the Betthauser Neuroimaging Lab and contribute to research
DesignationScientist (Multiple Levels: Scientist I, II, III)
Research AreaAlzheimer’s disease research, neuroimaging, fluid biomarkers
LocationMadison, Wisconsin
Eligibility/Qualification– Required: PhD in related fields
– Required: Experience in scientific writing and data analysis
– Preferred: Knowledge of programming languages
Job Description– Lead and perform scientific research
– Develop analysis plans and conduct data processing
– Engage in scientific writing and presentation
– Provide support and mentorship to staff and students
How to ApplyOnline application with resume/CV, cover letter, and references
Last Date for ApplyApplication Period Opens:



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