ANNOUNCEMENT OF

PROFESSIONAL

VACANCY

Applications are invited for consideration to the following position

Department:

Cell Biology

Budget Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Salary Range:

(Based Upon Experience)

$33,000.00 - $65,000.00

Descriptive Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Full-time, Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm

Vacancy

17-36

Description of Duties:

Study the mechanisms of angiogenesis and vasculogensis during development and retinal diseases. Work on the biochemistry, regulation and functions of extracellular matrix proteins. The studies involve the utilization of cell culture and genetically modified animals to study the mechanisms of blood vessel formation and regeneration under ischemic conditions. Technical approaches used include cell culture, real time PCR and western blotting, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, lentivirus expression, reporter gene expression, gene knockout and with various large scale databases including RNA-seq, Chip-seq, microarrays and public databases.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent with expression in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry and immunohistochemistry. PREFERRED Training in eye research, including experience in cell culture, real time PCR and western blotting, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, lentivirus expression, reporter gene expression, gene knockout and with various large scale datasets including RNA-seq, Chip-seq, microarrays and public databases.

Persons interested should mail their resume and a letter of introduction to:

Dr.   Brahim Chaqour

450 Clarkson Avenue

M.S.C.  5

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Additional Information:

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: Open Until Filled

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Age, National Origin, Disability or Marital Status in Accordance with Federal and State Law.