Multiple positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Yi-Rong Peng, Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles.
The Peng lab focuses on exploiting and developing state-of-the-art high throughput omic (genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic) tools in order to decipher the genetic codes that determine the formation of human vision, and reveal the pathogenetic mechanisms of retinal degenerative diseases (Peng et al., Neuron 2017; Peng et al., Neuron 2020; Peng et al., Cell 2019).
The long-term mission of the lab is to understand human vision and develop therapeutic strategies for common ocular diseases.
Candidates must have (or be near completion) a Ph.D or visiting scholar equivalent in neurobiology, physiology, stem cell biology, and related disciplines.
Candidates with research experience in big-data analysis/bioinformatics, electrophysiology, or stem cell techniques are especially encouraged to apply.
The positions are immediately available. Applications will be evaluated until the positions are filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, laboratory experience, and university guidelines.
University of California, Los Angeles is the No.1 ranked public school in the United States in 2020.
The Stein Eye Institute at UCLA is a vision science campus dedicated to the preservation and restoration of vision through its global programs in innovative research, quality patient care, and multidisciplinary and integrative education.
The UCLA Stein Eye Institute ranks No.5 in Ophthalmology in the U.S. Los Angeles is a vibrant and diverse urban environment to live and work.
The application materials:
A cover letter describing the candidate’s interest in the position, a summary of previous research experience, future research interests, and academic goal; a detailed curriculum vitae; contact information for three references.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, laboratory experience, and university guidelines.
Applicants should send a consolidated PDF document, including
A cover letter stating their interest in the position, a summary of previous research experience, future research interests, and academic/future goals;
A detailed resume;
Three references for contact information.To email@example.com;
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