Stanford University-HEPL, W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory

Position ID:Stanford University-HEPL-W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory-ASR [#11013]
Position Title: Senior Research Scientist
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Neuroscience
Engineering / Biomedical
Biological Engineering / translational regenerative medicine
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/03/23, finished 2019/04/07)
Position Description:    

*** The account for W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University-HEPL has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Senior research scientist to study biological and technological approaches to restoration of sight. One approach involves transplantation of photoreceptors, and the other – replacement of photoreceptors with photovoltaic subretinal prosthesis. Animal models include rodents with retinal degeneration. Both approaches involve electrophysiology ex-vivo (MEA, patch clamp), subretinal implantation, electrophysiology in-vivo (ERG and VEP), and behavioral experiments.

Required areas of expertise and experience: cell culture, cellular and molecular biology, preferably with experience in neurobiology, electrophysiology, immunohistochemistry. Candidate should have a Ph.D degree and a minimum of five years at the Research Scientist rank.

In addition to independent research, this position also includes responsibilities of providing guidance and support to students and post-docs, coordination between projects, as well as maintenance of animal protocols and lab in general. Successful candidate should have a record of peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, and experience in writing of scientific proposals.

To apply, send a cover letter indicating your qualifications, current C.V. with educational background, research experience, and publications.

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