Title:  Postdoctoral Associate - Genetics of Visual Disorders

Division:  Molecular and Human Genetics
Schedule:  Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $56,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9560


Postdoc fellow position supported by external grant in conducting research in one or more of the following interactive areas. 1) Identify and functional validate mutations and genes associated with inherited human retinal diseases; 2) Using single-cell multi-omics technology to generate the cell atlas of the human visual system and characterize diseases at the single-cell resolution; 3) Understand the molecular mechanisms of the retinal diseases through characterizing animal disease models and retinal organoids; 4) Develop gene and small molecule therapeutics for retinal degeneration diseases.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Presents at meetings and write manuscript reporting results from research experiments.
  • Responsible for laboratory operations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Basic science, health sciences, informatics, or a related field.



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