Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary RESEARCH FELLOW in Boston, Massachusetts
Description The Schepens Eye Research Institute/ Mass Eye and Ear, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Saint-Geniez’s laboratory. The talented individual will join a dynamic team focused on understanding the pathobiology of retinal degenerative diseases. The project focuses on the characterization of a novel signaling pathway in RPE and photoreceptor metabolism, redox state and function. Interested individuals should have a PhD or MD/PhD, a strong publication record in vision research and/or cell metabolism, and excellent written and oral skills. Expertise in RPE cell culture, animal models of retinal degeneration (CNV, RPE dystrophies, retinal degeneration) and visual assessment (ERG, OCT) of rodents is preferred.
Fellows will have to opportunity to participate to the “Postdoctoral Training Program in the Molecular Bases of Eye Disease” (http://www.schepens.harvard.edu/training/training-opportunities/training-opportunities.html), an NIH funded program designed to foster independence and through educational activities and mentoring. Eligible candidates (citizen or permanent resident of the United States) may also be sponsored to apply for a one year T32-fellowship.
Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter describing their research interests and career goals; 2) their curriculum vitae; 3) names and contact information of three references to (HR email).
Visit our site http://www.schepens.harvard.edu/ for more information about the Institute. The Institute is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Requisition Number: 16-0019
Post Date: 1/28/2016
Title: RESEARCH FELLOW
Hours Per Week: 37