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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Y. Joyce Liao

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Liao, Y. Joyce
Department Name: 
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Please send required application materials to:
Dr. Y. Joyce Liao
Administrative Assistant
Brianna Bennett

The postdoctoral fellow will work as part of Dr. Liao’s lab (located on campus at Stanford Medical School, 300 Pasteur Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304) to perform animal studies on retinal ganglion cells and optic neuropathies, especially on the impact of loss of oxygen on the retina and optic nerve.  The goals of these studies are to better understand the factors that contribute to irreversible loss of neurons and vision and to identify effective treatment options, including neuroprotection, stem cell therapy, and other approaches.
Those with expertise on techniques such as eye and brain histology, PCR, Western blot, electrophysiology, as well as optical coherence tomography and other in vivo imaging techniques are encouraged to apply.
Those with interest in diabetes or stroke are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Completion of Ph.D., M.D., or M.D. Ph.D. training.
  • Previous experience in vision or neuroscience research is not required, but we particularly encourage those with such background to apply.
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV (please include lists of publications, research skills, and any references)


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.