Postdoctoral Researcher


Stark Neurosciences Research Institute (SNRI) at Indiana University School of Medicine


Indianapolis, Indiana



To enhance the research strengths in neurodegenerative diseases, the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute (SNRI) is seeking several applicants at the level of postdoctoral fellows.

The neurodegenerative research team at SNRI has a strong focus on the role of inflammation, amyloid, and tau in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s disease and frontotemporal dementia. Investigators are supported by strong basic, clinical, and neuropathologic resources, including the IU/JAX MODEL-AD Center that uses cutting-edge technology to develop, validate, and disseminate new, precise animal models of AD. The Indiana Alzheimer's Disease Center (IADC) has a large repository of banked blood and cerebrospinal fluid, a brain bank for neurodegenerative disorders, and cutting-edge technology for in vivo brain imaging and genomics.

Faculty members seeking applications for new postdocs include Bruce LambGary LandrethCristian Lasagna-ReevesAdrian Oblak, and Ruben Vidal.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.


Candidates should have an interest in neurodegenerative disease, and must possess a Ph.D. or M.D. degree or both, as well as documented experience and skills in neurochemistry, molecular neurobiology, behavioral studies, and neuropharmacology research.

The application should include the following documents:

  • A short cover letter describing the applicant's interest in the position (maximum one page).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Contact information from two or three references.
  • Application should be addressed to one or more of the faculties mentioned above, depending on the applicant’s interests (