Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist Glaucoma
University of California, San Diego
The Department of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego (http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/eyes/Pages/default.aspx) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The lab conducts uses high-throughput screening and a variety of functional and chemical genetic techniques to explore the molecular pathways responsible for cell death and axon degeneration in axon injury diseases like glaucoma. The department is recruiting for a Project Scientist to investigate ways to leverage this infrastructure to develop novel regenerative strategies for glaucoma.
The Project Scientist will aid the PI in managing experimental design and conduct, data analysis, writing and publishing scientific reports, manuscripts, and grants. The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive background in retinal/vision research and/or regeneration studies of neuronal tissues and a excellent track record of publication.
Qualified candidates must meet the following criteria:
MD or PhD in Neuroscience, Cell biology or other Biology with an emphasis in Neuroscience.
4+ years of previous postdoctoral experience in a relevant field.
Appointment will be at Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level based on background and years of experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
References may be requested from all finalists.
San Diego, CA
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