The Rieger Lab seeks a motivated postdoctoral research fellow, to begin immediately. The Rieger Lab investigates mechanisms of cutaneous sensory axon de- and regeneration utilizing in vivo imaging in zebrafish and cell culture models. The lab aims to analyze mechanisms of sensory axon regeneration under conditions of chemotherapy and/or skin injury with emphasis on the role of epidermis in this process.
The successful candidate needs to have a strong background in cell and molecular biology and in vivo imaging. Knowledge in pharmacology, neuroscience, epithelial biology, cell culture, biochemistry, electron microscopy and zebrafish and/or mouse biology will be of advantage. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to pursue independent NIH and foundation funding opportunities and must be eligible to apply. Good written and oral communication skills are essential, along with excellent organizational skills.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Developmental, Cell or Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, or a closely related subject area. The Rieger Lab is committed to scientific excellence, collaborative work, student training, public outreach, and active mentorship for professional growth.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer.