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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Yang Sun

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Sun, Yang
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
1 year, eligible for extension
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Description of Research;
1) Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection in the retina and optic nerve.
2) Mechanisms regulating inositol signaling pathways in the context of neurodevelopmental disorders. Technologies to be employed include chemical genetic screenings, high-resolution imaging in vivo and in vitro, and molecular biology/biochemistry.
Job location: Palo Alto, California
Stanford University values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to hiring research fellows who will work to support these values. We welcome candidates who are underrepresented in the classroom and in higher education careers, and who have experience in equity and diversity with respect to teaching, research, or service.

Required Qualifications: 
  • A recent PhD in cell biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, molecular biology
  • High quality publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Prior experience with model organisms including cilia-related mouse models and in vitro forward genetic screens are preferred
Required Application Materials: 
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List


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