Essential Functions: Research position available to investigate the molecular basis of eye development and retinal degeneration, using biochemical, molecular, genetic, genomic, physiological, and histological approaches. Molecular biology research experience required, and a background in Neuroscience and experience with Drosophila research preferred. Qualified candidates will be expected to design and conduct controlled, reproducible experiments, troubleshoot, train others, prepare data for grants and publications, read scientific literature relevant to project and maintain efficient and accurate record-keeping.
Qualifications: Ph.D. with a background in Genetics, Neuroscience, or Molecular Biology.
Internal Number: 76_206481
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.