Positions Available- Visual Science, University of Rochester, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Positions Available- Visual Science: The Center for Visual Science at the University of Rochester is currently inviting applications for various positions. If you have a passion for research and wish to contribute to groundbreaking projects, explore the open positions detailed below. Applicants are encouraged to directly contact the respective labs for additional information.

  • Telias Lab Postdoctoral Position
    • Date Added: 02/20/2024
    • 🧠 Research Focus: Mouse models of vision loss and blindness, stem cell models for biomedical research
    • 🕹️ Skills Needed: Electrophysiology, Imaging, Mouse behavior, Computer & Data Science, Molecular & Cell Biology
    • 📧 Contact: Michael_Telias@urmc.rochester.edu
  • ARIA Imaging Group Postdoctoral Position
    • Date Updated: 02/05/2024
    • 📷 Research Focus: Hybrid methods involving adaptive optics imaging of macaque retinal neurons and behavioral testing
    • 🔍 Ideal Candidate: Strong quantitative background in visual system physiology or psychophysical testing, experience in mathematical modeling/programming
    • 🏛️ Research Environment: Stimulating research environment, excellent opportunities for interactions and training in imaging and visual science
    • 📧 Contact: Paula.Losey@rochester.edu
  • Systems Neuroscience Postdoctoral Position
    • Date Updated: 02/05/2024
    • 🧠 Research Focus: Neural mechanisms of steering control using psychophysics and large-scale electrophysiology in non-human primates
    • 🎓 Background: Neuroscience, experimental psychology, biomedical engineering, or related field
    • 🤝 Collaboration: Highly dynamic and collaborative group at the Center for Visual Science
    • 📧 Contact: gdeangelis@ur.rochester.edu
  • Marcos Lab Postdoctoral Position
    • Date Updated: 1/3/2024
    • 🌐 Research Focus: Mechanisms of myopia control, interdisciplinary environment
    • 🎓 Requirements: PhD in optics, biomedical engineering, vision science, or related fields
    • 💡 Applicants Should Demonstrate: Familiarity with ophthalmic instrumentation, motivation for myopia research, critical thinking
    • 🏢 Environment: Thriving multidisciplinary environment, close collaboration with clinical environment, competitive salary and benefits
    • 📧 Contact: smarcos2@ur.rochester.edu, cc’ing leslie.smith@rochester.edu

Postdocs & Research Associates

Postdoctoral position at the Telias lab, University of Rochester Added 02/20/2024

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Location: Telias Lab, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center

Research Area: Mouse models of vision loss, blindness, and stem cell models for in-vitro disease-oriented biomedical research.

Eligibility/Qualification:

  • Proficiency in electrophysiology, imaging, mouse behavior, computer & data science, and molecular & cell biology.
  • Strong programming skills (MatLab, C++/C#, Python, R).
  • Experience in a range of methodologies mentioned in the job description.

How to Apply: Send CV/Resume to Michael_Telias@urmc.rochester.edu

Postdoctoral position in imaging and behavioral analysis of macaque retinal neurons Updated 02/05/2024

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Location: ARIA imaging group, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Area: Hybrid methods involving adaptive optics (AO) imaging of retinal neurons and behavioral testing in macaque retinas.

Eligibility/Qualification:

  • Background in visual system physiology or psychophysical testing.
  • Experience with mathematical modeling/programming.
  • Strong quantitative skills.

How to Apply: Send CV, cover letter, and references to Paula.Losey@rochester.edu

Postdoctoral position in systems neuroscience Updated 02/05/2024

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Location: University of Rochester, Center for Visual Science

Research Area: Neural mechanisms of steering control, involving psychophysics and large-scale electrophysiology in non-human primates.

Eligibility/Qualification:

  • Background in neuroscience, experimental psychology, biomedical engineering, or related field.
  • Previous research experience in systems neuroscience.

How to Apply: Submit CV, research statement, and references to gdeangelis@ur.rochester.edu

Postdoc position in mechanisms of myopia control at the Marcos Lab Updated 1/3/2024

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Location: Marcos Lab, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Area: Mechanisms of myopia control, working on a National Institutes of Health-National Eye Institute R01 Grant.

Eligibility/Qualification:

  • Recent PhD in optics, biomedical engineering, vision science, or related fields.
  • Familiarity with custom-developed ophthalmic instrumentation.
  • Interdisciplinary mindset and motivation for myopia research.

How to Apply: Submit CV, contact information for references, and a motivation letter to smarcos2@ur.rochester.edu, cc’ing leslie.smith@rochester.edu

Last Date for Apply: Varies for each position, check individual postings.

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