Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Cellular and Integrative Physiology and the Barshop Institute
Position Description: 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology at the University of Texas Health San Antonio. The applicant will work on mechanisms of pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias with a specific focus on the role of mechanisms of aging, pathogenic tau, and cerebrovascular pathways of AD.  For more information please see the laboratory’s website

Position Requirements: 

The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biochemistry, genetics, cellular or molecular biology, physiology, biology of aging, or other related fields and have a record of creativity and strong scientific productivity. Working experience on mouse and/or rat models, optical imaging, primary neuron and/or astrocyte cell culture, molecular biology and mouse genetics, and a background in neuroscience and brain vascular biology are strongly preferred, but not exclusively required.

How to Apply: 

Please provide a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of research experience and research/career goals, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Veronica Galvan (

Contact Name: 
Veronica Galvan
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Job Number: 

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