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Post Doctoral Fellow, Ophthalmology
Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri
 
 
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Date Posted 03/04/2022
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

All About You

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.


Vaccine Protocol

Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations and a booster dose  for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee’s start date will result in termination of the employment.  Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks.

The University will require all students, faculty and staff to obtain a booster vaccine dose prior to their start date, This applies to:

·         All adults over the age of 18 years who completed their vaccine series with Pfizer or Moderna at least 6 months ago.  

·         Those who received the J&J vaccine at least two months ago. 

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Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.

Function

Medical Research Primary Appointment 12 mo.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.



Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

All About You

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.


Vaccine Protocol

Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations and a booster dose  for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee’s start date will result in termination of the employment.  Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks.

The University will require all students, faculty and staff to obtain a booster vaccine dose prior to their start date, This applies to:

·         All adults over the age of 18 years who completed their vaccine series with Pfizer or Moderna at least 6 months ago.  

·         Those who received the J&J vaccine at least two months ago. 

.

Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.

Function

Medical Research Primary Appointment 12 mo.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.


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