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Welsbie Lab Postdoc

Position overview

Position title: PostDoc in Ophthalmology
Salary range: $53,000 -$64,000

Application Window

Open date: April 19th, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Jul 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The laboratory of Dr. Derek Welsbie in the Department of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego uses high-throughput screening and a variety of functional and chemical genetic techniques to explore the molecular pathways responsible for cell death and axon degeneration in axon injury diseases like glaucoma. The lab has recently become interested in leveraging this infrastructure to develop novel regenerative strategies for glaucoma.

The Postdoc will aid the PI in managing experimental design and conduct, data analysis, writing and publishing scientific reports, manuscripts, and grants.

References may be requested from all finalists.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidates must have MD and/or PhD in a relevant field and a track record of publications.

Preferred qualifications

    Prefer to have extensive background in retinal/vision research and/or regeneration studies of neuronal tissues, and/or CRISPR screening

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

La Jolla, CA