Date Posted: Feb 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2018
Postdoctoral Fellow position at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the lab of Marina Gorbatyuk, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Optometry and Vision Science.
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated scientist with an interest in the study of retinal degeneration. In particular, we investigate molecular mechanisms of translational control in animal models of retinal degenerative disorders. Molecular signaling pathways activated by ER stress in photoreceptors to retinal degeneration is a major focus of our lab.
• Experience working with animal models (husbandry and genotyping) and mammalian cell culture
• Performing protein and RNA analyses.
• Experience in writing scientific publications
• Expertise in vision functional and imaging analyses.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Neuroscience or related disciplines with experience documented by first author publications.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest together with comprehensive curriculum vitae and names of three references to Dr. Gorbatyuk, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UAB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please view our Department website for more information: https://www.uab.edu/optometry/home/research.