Postdoctoral Fellowship: John Hopkins University

Organization:  Johns Hopkins University
Date Posted: 11/17/2021
City: Baltimore
State: Maryland
Primary Category: Research
Type of Position: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Description & Details:

NIH-funded postdoctoral positions are open in the laboratory of Dr. Jeff Mumm (Wilmer Eye Institute) at Johns Hopkins University. Selected candidates will lead a project to create novel resources for the functional dissection of neuronal and glial subtypes, enabling investigations of cellular regeneration in the nervous system.  


Ideal candidates will have recently obtained their Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D degrees in the field of Regenerative Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Ophthalmology or an equivalent field.   In addition, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and encourage candidates with expertise in signal transduction, immunology, or genetics to apply. The project will require mastery of state-of-the-art molecular, cellular, and imaging techniques, including CRISPR/Cas-based knock in gene targeting. Candidates should have prior experience with targeted transgenesis. The successful applicant should be self-motivated with a proven record of independent research. Project leaders will be given the opportunity to participate in ongoing related research in the lab and to develop their own independent research program. 

To Apply:

Interested individuals should send the following material to Dr. Jeff Mumm:

  1. Cover letter indicating current and future research interests, 
  2. Expected starting date 
  3. Curriculum vitae 
  4. Brief summary of previous research experience (1-2 pages max) 
  5. Names and contact information for 3 references 

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Johns Hopkins University fosters intellectual interaction, provides state-of-the-art resources, and embraces diversity in our workforce. 


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