Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Dr. Uri Manor

Employer
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Location
La Jolla, CA

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The Manor Laboratory at the Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center has been established at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies as a state-of-the-art research hub to provide advanced and emerging imaging modalities to enable unprecedented insights into the inner workings of cells, tissues and organisms. We are seeking a candidate with experience in hearing research and will be establishing and performing independent research and analysis on projects that involve the study of hearing loss, inner ear sensory hair cells, neurons, and cell cultures.  Cell and tissue culture, microscopy (training will be available), and various cellular and molecular biology techniques will be an essential part of this research. Murine models of hearing loss and neurodegenerative disorders are heavily employed in the lab. May provide task instruction, training, and guidance to lower-level personnel. To learn more about the lab here:  https://www.salk.edu/scientist/uri-manor/

Education:

  • PhD or equivalent in Biological Sciences, Cellular/Molecular Biology or related fields.

Application Instructions: send a short description of research interest and resume along with referee letters.

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Working at Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is one of the world's preeminent basic research institutions, where internationally renowned faculty probe fundamental life science questions in a unique, collaborative, and creative environment. Focused on both discovery and mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and cardiovascular disorders by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines.

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