VisionScienceList: Tenure-track vision scientist

goldberg (
Thu, 16 Dec 1999 17:06:23 -0500 (EST)


The Eye Research Institute of Oakland University and the Department of
Ophthalmology at William Beaumont Hospital invite applications for a
tenure-track faculty position at the assistant/associate professor rank.
Individuals with research interests in diabetic retinopathy, age-related
macular degeneration, retinal vasculature/proliferation or ocular growth
factors are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate
will be granted a primary academic appointment in the Eye Research
Institute and a secondary appointment in the hospital, and will interact
directly with an outstanding group of basic researchers, clinical retinal
specialists and ophthalmology fellows. Salary and setup funds are
compensurate with experience and competitive with national levels;
laboratory space will be available in both the Institute and the Hospital.
Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in research and
are expected to develop (or bring) a vigorous research program that
attracts NIH funding. The Eye Research Institute consists of 9 full-time
faculty whose research is focused on the biochemistry, physiology, cell
biology and molecular biology of the cornea, lens and retina. Research
facilities are supported, in part, by a Core Grant for Vision Research
from the National Eye Institute, and include EM/histology, tissue culture,
and a state-of-the-art animal care facility. All applicants should submit
a curriculum vitae, a statement of their scientific accomplishments and
future research directions and arrange to have three letters of reference
sent on their behalf to: Professor Barry S. Winkler, Eye Research
Institute, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309. The committee will
begin to consider applications on January 15, 2000. Oakland University is
an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.