Postdoctoral Appointee

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA

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Position Details

Title Postdoctoral Appointee
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Anatomy & Cell Biology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral appointee position in the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute of the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM).
A postdoctoral position is available to study the regeneration spinal motor neurons, as well as their degeneration during the pathogenesis of ALS. The laboratory employs state-of-the-art cellular, molecular, biochemical, mouse transgenic and imaging approaches for the interrogation of circuit development, regeneration and physiology. We recently performed unbiased ribosomal profiling to identify genes regulated by both regeneration and ALS degeneration in spinal motor neurons. An investigation of these genes is an available project for this postdoctoral fellow, as well as other potential projects. The laboratory environment is energetic, collegial, highly collaborative, and strives for excellence. The laboratory is relocating in July 2019 into the brand new Stark Neurosciences Research Institute in Indianapolis. For a detailed description of our research goals visit the laboratory website:

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a closely related biomedical field and have a thorough background in neurobiology, cell biology, and biochemistry. Applicants must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Please send a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a CV, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Department Contact for Questions

Dr. Brian Pierchala:

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM005652016

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