VisionScienceList: Electrotechnical Laboratory, MITI, Japan, Postdoctral Scientist

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Date: Mon Mar 06 2000 - 22:15:41 PST

Postdoctral Scientist in Retinal Physiology
                              Electrotechnical Laboratory, MITI, Japan
A position supported by STA (Science Technology Agency) grant is
available starting immediately for up to two years (yearly renewal,
until March 2002) in the Retina Laboratory at the Electrotechnical
Laboratory (, a governmental institute in Tsukuba.
We study the intra- / extra-cellular controlling factors in the synaptic
mechanisms for regeneration and function of retinal neural circuitry.
Applicants should have a strong background in electrophysiology, retinal
physiology, or neurophysiology and in some or all of the following
techniques: single-cell recording from the retina, patch clamp
recordings, and Ca-imaging with optical microscope. Experience in
computer programming, skill in cell culture or knowledge in physics is
preferable. Annual salary is around 5,300,000 Yen including taxes and
insurance for national health and social security. Please send your
letter, curriculum vitae, summary of published research works and names
of three references (fax number / e-mail) by 9 April to:
Masahiro Yamada, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Leader of Retina Lab.,
Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan. Phone
+81-298-61-5554 (Fax +81-298-61-5064) E-mail:
(Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba)

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