Staff Research Associate I

March 17, 2020
Neurology / Memory and Aging Center
Full Time
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The Staff Research Associate I (SRA I) will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in clinical dementia research that focuses on frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and related disorders. Projects will include structural and functional neuroimaging studies of dementia syndromes. Additional work may include studies of the neuropathology of dementia, with a focus on computational image analysis.

The individual’s duties may include, but will not be limited to, supporting the neuroimaging studies by performing image preprocessing and supervised analyses; managing and reporting on study results; creating, cleaning, updating, and managing databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; overseeing study data integrity; reporting study progress to research team; supervised programming to meet experiment-specific needs.

The UCSF Memory and Aging Center’s mission is to deliver superb patient care to patients with neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s disease, and to apply state-of-the-art translational research methods to discover the causes of, and treatments for human nervous system disorders, and to educate each generation of medical students, neurology residents and postdoctoral fellows. By fostering cross-disciplinary interactions among scientists around the world, we accelerate the pace of discovery and champion the University's global health initiatives.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.