Postdoctoral Fellow : Boston, MA, United State
A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. A successful candidate will have joint appointment at Harvard Medical School.
This position involves utilizing cellular and molecular biology approaches to assess the neurosensory retina in development and disease. We hope to identify interventions for retinal pathologies including retinal degenerations, retinopathy of prematurity, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration utilizing several mouse models.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with a strong background in cellular and molecular biology. Experience in neuroscience or immunology is preferred but not required. Competitive candidates will have a demonstrated expertise in biomedical research, a proven track record in terms of publications, and a commitment to a career in biomedical research. The ideal candidate would have direct experience with animal models of disease, experience with statistic analytic tools (such as Ingenuity and MatLab), familiarity with major biological databases (such as NCBI, ENSEML) and a strong background in molecular biology.
Last Date -May 31, 2014
Knowledge in mouse handling and surgery is highly desirable. Strong motivation and sense of teamwork are essential, along with excellent interpersonal skills for effective interactions with a dynamic group of researchers. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a track record of independent productive research, show willingness to help guide junior lab members, have strong organizational, written, and verbal skills, and possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a laboratory team.
Interested individuals should send their c.v and contact information for three references to:
The Angiogenesis Laboratories,
325 Cambridge Street, 4th Floor, Boston,