Research Associate in Eye Organization

Indiana University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

A full-time Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Professor Andrew C. Zelhof in the Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington. The project addresses a key question of evolutionary-developmental biology within the context of eyes: how are conserved cellular processes modified to produce adaptive transitions within the constraints of constructing a functional tissue? The successful candidate will investigate the molecular, developmental, and cellular mechanism responsible for photoreceptor organization across several species, invertebrates and vertebrate. See also This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or related field, though applicants with Master’s or Doctorate Degree will be considered, and previous research experience in both genetics (model organisms -e.g. Drosophila, Tribolium, Zebrafish) and molecular and cellular biology. This position requires a positive attitude and solid work ethic, as well as good communication skills and the ability to work well with others in a laboratory setting. Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Bloomington is a vibrant small city with an outstanding quality of life in the forested hills of southern Indiana ( Best consideration date is May 26, 2021. Expected start date is July 1, 2021.  Please submit a cover letter describing the reason for your interest in this position, previous education and laboratory experience, curriculum vitae, copies of any publications, and the names of at least three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Andrew Zelhof ( 

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