University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Post Doctoral Associate

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 1 month ago(11/8/2018 3:46 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-31915
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
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    Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs
  • Responsibilities

    The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences in the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) consists of investigators engaged in dynamic and collaborative research. A postdoctoral position is available in this department to work on a project focusing on designing innovative strategies to uncover the role of sensory cilia in retinal degenerative diseases. The project will involve CRISPR/Cas9 approach to generate animal models, protein-protein interactions, and gene therapeutic strategies for retinal degenerative diseases using viral and non-viral methods.

     

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    A Ph.D. in biomedical sciences with experience in molecular and cell biology.  Familiarity with designing and conducting small animal models is highly desirable.

     

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume’ and names of at least 3 references to: Dr. Hemant Khanna: hemant.khanna@umassmed.edu

     

    UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

     

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