The Graduate Center for Vision Research at the State University of New York College of Optometry invites applications for a tenure- track position from individuals with an established research program in translational vision research using molecular, biochemical, or cellular techniques. Applications will be considered at all ranks and may be designated as a SUNY Empire Innovation Professor. The successful candidate should have strong translational research interests that compliment existing research strengths. The Graduate Center for Vision Research consists of a scientifically vibrant community addressing a variety of basic and translational topics in vision science and includes the Clinical Vision Research Center where clinical research is performed in collaboration with the College’s University Eye Center. Current research at the College include: visual neuroscience related to synaptic mechanism in retina, thalamus, and cortex; gap junction physiology of the lens and retina; visual psychophysics; eye movements; mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection related to eye diseases; and mechanisms of myopia. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an externally funded research program and teach in the professional optometry degree (OD) and graduate programs (MS and PhD). The College is situated in the center of Manhattan’s scientific, medical and cultural activities. Competitive salary and start-up funds will be provided.
The position will remain open until filled. Applicants should provide a CV, statement of research interests, reprints of up to three papers, and the names and contact information of three references, to Mr. Cyrus Vivar (email@example.com), SUNY Optometry, 33 West 42nd St, New York, NY 10036.
The SUNY College of Optometry is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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