Senior Research Associate - Ophthalmology

Senior Research Associate position in The Department of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


The Department of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Senior Research Associate position available in the area of vision science, diabetes and signaling pathway studies of diabetic retinopathy in the Taylor laboratory. Successful candidates will have an advanced Medical Science degree (MD, PhD, Master’s of Science) and at least 10 years experience in vision science research, as well as co-author publications in diabetic retinopathy.


The responsibilities for this position include applying existing analytical methods and physiological assays in the retina and in murine models of diabetes. Conduct original research in the development of retinal vascular disease. Coordinate collaborations locally and nationally. Assist in writing research papers.


The Candidate will have technical skills in 1) Vision Science – murine retina isolation, leukostasis, in vivo vascular permeability, capillary degeneration, and multi-variant analysis.  2) Diabetes – analysis of diabetic murine models, induction, quantification, and analysis of diabetes-mediated vascular pathology.


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