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Faculty Position – Corneal Research

first_imgFaculty position available to study the molecular pathogenesis andCRISPR/Cas9 gene therapy of corneal diseases. The successfulcandidate will be highly motivated with a doctoral degree in abiomedical field and direct experience in molecular and cellbiology, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, mammalian cell and ex vivotissue culture/transfection/viral transduction, andimmunohistochemistry.At least 4 years of post-doctoral experience is required. The rolewill involve continuation of an active research programinvestigating potential applications of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editingapproaches for the treatment of corneal dystrophies as well asbasic pathogenic mechanisms of the same disorders.Please submit your application, cover letter, and curriculum vitaevia interfolio by clicking the “Apply Now” button.The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. The university is committed to providing qualifiedindividuals access to all academic and employment programs,benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability,performance and merit without regard to personal factors that areirrelevant to the program involved.The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfmlast_img read more

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Pedestrian Killed in North Babylon Crash

first_imgA pedestrian was killed early Tuesday morning in a crash in North Babylon, Suffolk County police said.Detectives said a 59-year-old Florida man was driving a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on Route 231 near Pell Avenue just before 4 a.m. when his mid-size SUV struck the male pedestrian.The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office, police said. He was not identified.The driver was not injured.The Jeep was impounded for a safety check, and the investigation is continuing, police said. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York last_img read more