Open Postdoctoral Positions

The following are open Postdoc positions within KHRI

Postdoctoral Research in Development and Regeneration of Murine Hair Cells at Single Cell Resolution 

A postdoctoral research position is available in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan. The Waldhaus Lab uses single cell whole transcriptome technology to study development and regeneration of the organ of Corti in mice.

KHRI website:  https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/kresge-hearing-research-institute

Job Summary:

The goal of this project is to resolve molecular mechanisms determining the tonotopic organization of the mouse inner ear, which is a key feature allowing for speech perception and communication. Methods applied will include RNAseq, flow sorting, histology and confocal microscopy.

Desired Qualifications:
  • PhD in Biology or equivalent is required.
  • The successful candidate should have a solid background in cell- and molecular biology.
  • Experience in mouse colony management, in situ hybridization and imaging is required, interest in flow sorting and bioinformatics is a plus.
Applications:

To apply, please send a statement of your postdoctoral objectives, your CV, and names of two references to Joerg Waldhaus (joergwal@umich.edu)