Postdoctoral Fellow – Wilmer Eye Institute

first_imgQualificationsEducation : Graduate degree or equivalent experience inbiological, engineering, public health or medical sciencesLicensure, Certification, Registration: PhD or equivalentrequiredExperience : Related graduate work experience is preferred.Previous lab experience, especially with retinal imaging and humansubjects research is highly desired.Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Proficiency withPC/ Mac is required, including MS Word, Excel, as is an excellentmath aptitude. Statistical analysis, preparing charts, scientificwriting, record keeping, reference management software (e.g.Endnote), charting software (e.g. Graphpad Prism) oralpresentation, (e.g. PowerPoint)Please submit your application through the “Apply Now” link.The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. The university is committed to providing qualifiedindividuals access to all academic and employment programs,benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability,performance and merit without regard to personal factors that areirrelevant to the program involved.The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm Assist with identification and recruitment of human subjectsfrom clinical populationsMaintain organized database and records of researchsubjects Ocular Imaging Perform diagnostic imaging for research studies includingfundus photography, OCT, OCTA, ERG etcPerform baseline ocular assessments including visual acuity andmedical history.Develop detailed imaging protocols for lab use 3. IRB protocol development, submission and management 4. Human Subjects Recruitment Prepare, edit and revision of IRB applicationsPreparation and submission of IRB amendments and updatesMaintenance of IRB applications in good standing Develop and implement complex research protocols to addressresearch questionsMake significant important contributions to the group’sresearch, analyze data and prepare graphs/ charts, includingstatistics.Contributes substantially to manuscripts, reports, and documentpreparation.Organize and present data to PI and colleagues by verbal andwritten means on a regular basisPresent information to the team in Journal Club and labmeetings We are seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to work in aclinical translational laboratory at the Wilmer Eye Institute withfocus on retinal vascular disease. The individual will work with adynamic and multidisciplinary research group consisting of a broadarray of individuals at multiple levels of training. The positionwill require on-the-job training as well as travel to localresearch sites for ongoing multicenter studies. The research topicsencompass a range of methods to study retinal disorders that impactthe structure and function of the retinal vasculature. We aim todevelop new methods of diagnosis and treatment usingstate-of-the-art imaging techniques and treatment modalities. Theideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with graduatelevel training in one or more of the following fields:Neurosciences, Visual Physiology, Ophthalmology, Adaptive Optics,Optical Coherence Tomography, Image Analysis, Clinical Research,Biomedical Engineering or related fields. This candidate should becapable of independently learning new analytical techniques and hassignificant expertise in one or more of the following areas:research protocol development and writing, IRB submissions,biostatistics, data analysis, human subject recruitment, retinalimaging (OCT, OCTA, Fundus photography, ERG etc), refraction,visual acuity assessment and familiarity with researchadministration. This position may include assisting withexperimental retinal surgery in animal models including invivo ocular imaging and visual function testing of animals.The ideal candidate will have one or more peer-reviewedpublications and will be involved in preparation of documents,manuscripts and proposals for the principal investigator as well asthe research teamDuties and Responsibilities1. Researchlast_img read more