POSITION SUMMARY: A postdoctoral fellow in retina imaging lab with a focus on developing and carrying out the research in retinal disease. The candidate will propose and undertake a mentored, innovative project or challenge to improve retinal disease diagnosis.
Design and perform retinal imaging research trials
Screen potential research patients
Perform bio-statistical analysis
Write abstract and articles for publications
Read, analyze and summarize published literature
Undertake relevant coursework if required by mentor
Attending relevant meetings
Inspire and cooperate with team members
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Requires a MD and /or PhD in the field of Ophthalmology (Retina research)
1-5 years' experience preferred
Possible lifting of 10 to 20 lbs., depending on nature of chosen project(s).
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