Post Doctoral Fellow, Ophthalmology
Design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., etc.) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
- Designs and evaluates experiments.
- Develops new ideas that promote current research.
- Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator.
- Compiles data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations.
- Creates publication quality data graphs.
- Responsible for operation of specific equipment.
- May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff.
- Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.