Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.
Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Doctoral and No experience
Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.No experience is required
Requirements: a Ph.D. degree in either Biochemistry/Molecular Biology or Cell Biology and the ability to work with mice. Prior experience and knowledge in eye research is preferred.
A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately in a laboratory devoted to biochemical and molecular studies of the mammalian retina in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston. The lab employs molecular, cellular, electrophysiological and biochemical approaches to investigate the mechanism of photoreceptor cell death and the application of gene therapy in mice expressing mutant forms of photoreceptor-specific genes that cause retinal diseases in humans.
Internal Number: STA005122
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