Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit Institution is dedicated to student learning, research, health care and service seeks applicants for a post-doctoral fellowship position in the Department of Ophthalmology in the School of Medicine.
Projects include studying the genetic, metabolic and epigenetic mechanisms leading to alterations in iron homeostasis, inflammation and anti-oxidative pathways during diabetic retinopathy, and the characterization of novel preventive/therapeutic targets for neuronal cell loss and vascular changes in diabetic retinopathy.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field. Experience in murine models, confocal imaging, cell culture, protein biochemistry of cell signaling and basic molecular biology techniques like Real time PCR, western blot, ELISA, cell based assays and flow cytometry is highly desirable. Experience in vision research will be preferred. Candidate should work independently and have effective oral and written research communication skills.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.