Postdoctoral Scholar - Pathology

Date: Sept 8, 2021

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar

Department: Pathology

Supervisor Name and Title: Neena Singh, Professor

POSITION OBJECTIVE

A postdoctoral position is available to explore the role of prion protein and α-synuclein in ocular conditions, including glaucoma and corneal dystrophies.

Web page: https://case.edu/medicine/pathology/faculty/neena-singh

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/neena.singh.1/bibliography/41160081/public/?sort=date&direction=descending

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV and a brief statement of interest to

I. STATEMENT OF RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A self-motivated PhD scientist with experience in cell biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology.
  • Assemble data, make high-quality figures, participate in writing manuscripts and present data at scientific meetings.
  • Assist in developing standard lab procedures, exploring new research techniques and participate in lab management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

II. TECHNICAL SKILLS

Should have experience in basic techniques including culture of primary and transformed cell lines, and dissection of mouse, human, and bovine eye. In addition, the projects involve techniques such as gene cloning, qPCR, cell culture, transfection, immunoblotting, immunofluorescence, and in vivo functional analysis and imaging of the mouse eye including ERG and OCT.

 

III. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

May supervise research assistants, technicians and participate in the supervision of research technique for graduate students and fellows.

IV. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. (in Biology, Biochemistry, or related subjects)

Interested applicants should submit a CV, a very brief cover letter regarding research interests and career plans, and contact information for three references to Dr. Neena Singh (neena.singh@case.edu)

 

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

This position involves animal work in accordance with approved IACUC protocols.