Job ID: 29415

Updated: July 19, 2023

Location: Main Campus

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Position Overview

The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Aging Brain Health. This Postdoctoral Scholar will be supervised by Dr. Brandy Callahan, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and full member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. The successful applicant will be expected to apply for external fellowships, including the E. Marie and R. Garey Cameron Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dementia.

Job Description:
This Postdoctoral Scholar will be working with Dr. Brandy Callahan and collaborators on a project investigating pathways driving dementia risk in adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This project will involve analysis of cognitive, physiological and neuroimaging markers of brain health. 

•    PhD in Psychology (or related discipline) must have been awarded within the last 5 years
•    Expertise in clinical research related to brain aging
•    A strong background in quantitative data analysis 
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•    Demonstrated productivity for peer-reviewed publications

The following would be considered an asset: 
•    Knowledge and experience analyzing neuroimaging data and/or biosamples
•    Experience working with older adults (with or without cognitive impairment) 
•    Experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students 

Application details:  
Interested candidates should e-mail Dr. Brandy Callahan ( Please include: 
•    A cover letter outlining relevant qualifications, research experience, and career goals
•    A curriculum vitae
•    Samples of three related peer-reviewed publications

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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