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Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmacology & Toxicology (Neurological Research)

Indiana University

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmacology & Toxicology (Neurological Research)


Posting Details

Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmacology & Toxicology (Neurological Research)
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Pharmacology & Toxicology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary
The Laboratory of Dr. Michelle L. Block is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral appointee focused on discovering the molecular mechanisms underlying how air pollution impacts Alzheimer’s disease neuropathology.
The individual selected for this position will explore how the pulmonary and peripheral immune responses regulate the central nervous system response to air pollution in Alzheimer’s disease.
Murine in vivo studies and some cell culture models of Alzheimer’s disease will be routinely used along with molecular biology, histochemistry, single cell RNAseq, flow cytometry, NanoString technology, and imaging techniques (confocal, 2‐photon, fluorescence, and bright field microscopy) to address key questions.
The lab is part of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute in Indianapolis, Indiana.
As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Basic Qualifications
A doctorate degree is required.
Department Contact for Questions
Susan Voight at svoight@iupui.edu
Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM-01550-2022

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