Postdoctoral Research Associate - Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Washington University in St. Louis   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Education

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Not Specified years

Posted 174 days ago

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POSITION SUMMARY:  

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately to study the physiological properties of mammalian photoreceptors. We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with solid publication record and vision research-related experience in neuroscience, electrophysiology, biophysics, or biochemistry.  Experience in molecular biology is a plus and good analytical and communication skills are essential. The specific project will be tailored to the interests and qualifications of the applicant, but will focus broadly on using electrophysiological tools to study the phototransduction cascade, adaptation, and the visual cycle of mammalian photoreceptors, and their link to retinal degeneration and visual disorders.The successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art lab equipment and departmental core facilities, as well as to the great research community in one of the top medical schools in the USA.

Required Qualifications

A PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with solid publication record and vision research-related experience in neuroscience, electrophysiology, biophysics, or biochemistry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in molecular biology is a plus.
  • Good analytical and communication skills are essential.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

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