Postdoctoral Position, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Postdoctoral Position, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

We are looking for an enthusiastic post-doc to join our team. A post-doctoral position is open in the laboratory to study the role of an orphan receptor in the retina and mechanisms of retinal degeneration. The laboratory conducts biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology and molecular biology-based research that explores the molecular mechanism of phototransduction and vision-related disorders. Research in the laboratory is funded by a newly renewed NIH grant.

The candidate should have experience in molecular biology, tissue culture, transfecting cells, light microscopy, histology, and handling mice. The post-doc will be expected to lead projects independently and be involved in all aspects of the research including designing and conducting experiments and preparing manuscripts. In addition, the post-doc will be responsible for general laboratory management including but not limited to placing orders, maintaining laboratory organization, and training staff.

Interested applicants should send a CV and 2-3 references to the address below.

Paul Park, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Case Western Reserve University

2085 Adelbert Road, Pathology Room 312

Cleveland, OH  44106


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