Postdoctoral Research Associate


Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago


Chicago, Illinois

Principal Investigator

Orly Lazarov


To apply, please email your CV, cover letter, and the contact information of three referees to


A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at University of Illinois at Chicago.

The successful candidate will be working on molecular and cellular pathways underlying cognitive dysfunction, predictive biomarkers, and therapeutic targets in Alzheimer’s disease. He or she will conduct multidisciplinary scientific research using a variety of techniques, such as iPS cells, optogenetics, and animal models.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree; preference will be given to those with a strong publication record, experimental skills, and background in molecular neuroscience or stem cell research. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills and be able to take responsibility for the design, execution, and direction of the research.