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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, Possible extension
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Send your application along with the required materials (CV, Cover Letter, and Reference List): 
Subject Line: Applicant Name, Yang Sun Lab Postdoc Application
Sara Horca 

Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
No. The expected base pay for this position is the Stanford University required minimum for all postdoctoral scholars appointed through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The FY24 minimum is $71,650.

Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford School of Medicine is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellow position.
1) Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection in the retina and optic nerve.
2) Mechanisms regulating inosito and cilial signaling pathways in the context of neurodevelopmental disorders.

Technologies to be employed include chemical genetic screenings, high-resolution imaging in vivo and in vitro, CRISPR gene-editing, iPS cell models, and molecular biology/biochemistry.

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 with contact information


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.