Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Tempe, Arizona (US)
$47,476 - $60,000 per year; DOE
January 15 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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Three postdoctoral positions are open to study the molecular and behavioral alterations associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Oddo is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral fellows with a solid publication record, strong recommendations, and experience in molecular and behavioral neuroscience. 

The focus of the research is to investigate the role of mTOR signaling in Alzheimer’s disease and the mechanisms underlying neuronal loss in this disorder.  It is essential that the candidate has broad experience in working with mice and masters basic biochemical and immunohistochemical techniques.

The position is available immediately. For details on our lab’s questions and approaches, see  

To apply, please submit to as a single pdf document the following materials: 

  • Cover letter specifying relevant qualifications and training
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of current research interests and expertise
  • Three professional references with contact information
  • One peer-reviewed publication.

Include "Application for Postdoctoral Research Position in Alzheimer’s disease" in the email subject line. Initial review of applications will begin March 1, 2019; As long as the position is not filled, a review will continue every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access.  This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves.  Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.  ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city.  ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is in the Phoenix metropolitan area in Tempe, Arizona and is one of the largest universities in the U.S. The Academic Rankings of World Universities has included ASU in the top-100 list of research universities and ASU tops the 2015 and 2016 U.S. News & World Report list of most innovative schools in the US.

The Biodesign Institute addresses today's critical global challenges in healthcare, sustainability, and security by developing solutions inspired from natural systems and translating those solutions into commercially viable products and clinical practices.

The Biodesign Institute's Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center is a partnership between Arizona State University and Banner Health pursuing causes and treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease.

Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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