Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Alzheimer's Center at Temple - Lewis Katz School of Medicine


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


The application should include the following documents:

  • A short cover letter describing the applicant's interest in the position, a brief statement of research experience, and career goals.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Contact information from two or three references.

Domenico Praticò, MD, FCPP
Scott Richards North Star Foundation Chair, Alzheimer’s Research
Director, Alzheimer's Center at Temple (ACT)
Professor, Pharmacology, Immunology and Microbiology
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
3500 North Broad Street
1160 MERB
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Tel., 215-707-9380
Fax, 215-707-9890


The Alzheimer’s Center at Temple, Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and passionate individual to work on neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and related dementias such as tauopathies. The candidate will join a highly active research program within the research center aimed at discovering molecular and cellular mechanisms relevant to neurodegeneration. She/he will work toward development of independent scientific ideas and postdoctoral appropriate grants (e.g., K award), with a long-term goal of independent investigator status.


Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, less than four years of postdoctoral experience, interest in neurodegenerative diseases, as well as documented experience and skills in areas such as cell biology, biochemistry, molecular neurobiology, and behavioral studies. They should have a strong publication record with first authorship in high-quality publications and demonstrated independent writing skills.

Prior experience in Alzheimer’s diseases or related neurological disease research is desirable.