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Postdoctoral Associate, Ophthalmology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 29, 2024
Title Postdoctoral Associate, Ophthalmology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Ophthalmology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Ophthalmology
    Medicine - General
We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Post-Doctoral Associate. Dr. Sangita Patel’s lab, Department of Ophthalmology at the University at Buffalo, is located at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. Dr. Patel’s lab studies the physiology of the corneal endothelium, the cell layer that maintains transparency of the cornea. Current projects are focused on studies of the extracellular matrix of the corneal endothelium and responses to cell injury. The Post-Doctoral Associate is expected to be able to move projects from the idea phase to the bench, including interpretation and presentation of findings.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Establishing new protocols for new research ideas
  • Performing and troubleshooting new experimental protocols
  • Analyzing and interpreting data and preparing for presentation/publications
  • Human and cow eye dissections
  • General laboratory maintenance/upkeep activities

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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