A postdoctoral position is available in the Clinical and Translational Imaging Unit, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, to study the cellular manifestation of retinal diseases and to contribute to our understanding of the photoreceptor-retinal pigment epithelium-choriocapillaris complex in health and disease.
We are looking for highly-motivated, innovative postdoc who is motivated to develop cutting-edge translational imaging applications using both advanced fluorescence microscopy and a state-of-the-art multi-modal adaptive optics retinal imager. Familiarity with optics, engineering, image acquisition, image processing, and working with human subjects will be viewed favorably.
The NEI eye clinic has a unique clinical research environment with a diverse patient population. For more details on Johnny Tam’s lab on Clinical and Translational Imaging, including a list of recent publications, please visit nei.nih.gov/intramural/translational-imaging and irp.nih.gov/pi/johnny-tam.
Successful candidates should have: (1) Ph.D. in advanced optical microscopy, bioengineering, biophysics, or related discipline, (2) prior experience in advanced fluorescence microscopy and working with advanced optical instrumentation, (3) ability to conduct research independently and work collaboratively with other scientists, and (4) less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. The position provides generous scientific resources and stipend support. U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, and non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply.
To apply, submit a cover letter, full CV, and names and contact information for three references to Johnny Tam. Please indicate your specific research interests in applying to this position.
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