PostDoctoral Research fellow- AMD

1 post / 0 new
Amar Annamalai
Amar Annamalai's picture
PostDoctoral Research fellow- AMD

Job Description

An opportunity is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the group of Drs. Meredith Gregory-Ksander and Bruce Ksander at the Schepens Eye Research Institute and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, both affiliates of Harvard Medical School. This is a post-graduate position in which the individual is responsible for conducting independent research projects.

We are looking to recruit a talented individual with a background in immunology, vascular biology, or cell biology to work on a project that studies the function of inflammation and apoptosis in the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in bringing together expertise in immunology and vascular biology to study the role of microglia in the development of AMD in a variety of animal models. Candidates must have either an M.D. and/or Ph.D. and animal experience is desired.

Candidates are expected to work independently, be highly creative and self-motivated. They must be able to work collaboratively and be interested in working with individuals from many different backgrounds including clinicians and basic scientists. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The fellow will have opportunities to develop his/her own project, acquire new skills, participate in grant writing, and participate in seminars and other academic activities, including presenting at national conferences.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, an updated C.V. including a list of your publications, and the names/addresses of 3 references to: Meredith Gregory-Ksander, PhD, eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%6d%65%72%65%64%69%74%68%5f%67%72%65%67%6f%72%79%40%6d%65%65%69%2e%68%61%72%76%61%72%64%2e%65%64%75%22%3e%6d%65%72%65%64%69%74%68%5f%67%72%65%67%6f%72%79%40%6d%65%65%69%2e%68%61%72%76%61%72%64%2e%65%64%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) as well as complete the linked form for employment.
Contact:      Meredith Gregory-Ksander
Schepens Eye Research Institute
20 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114
United States

Deadline: Contact employer

For more details