Post Doctoral Fellow in RPE Stem Cell Biology

Rensselaer, New York
NIH scale plus benefits
July 12 2018
RPE and Stem Cell
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Neural Stem Cell Institute is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to characterize Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) cells using single cell transcriptomic analysis and to generate markers for subtypes of RPE cells including the RPE stem cell. Candidates with a PhD or equivalent, a strong interest in vision research and a background in Molecular and Cell Biology and next-generation sequencing are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will receive unique interdisciplinary training in stem cell biology, bioinformatics and RPE cell biology. This is an immediate opening for a postdoctoral position with long-term funding. Experience with RNA-seq analysis, cell culture, and molecular genetic techniques is desirable.

Our center is located in a state-of-the-art research facility near Albany in beautiful upstate NY.  The successful applicant will join a vibrant research environment with diverse projects focused on nervous system development, disease and repair. The Neural Stem Cell Institute is dedicated to building a diverse community and is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about NSCI, visit:

NSCI offers a competitive salary, dental and health benefits, and opportunities for continued professional development