North Texas Eye Research Institute

Postdoctoral Research Training Program (PRTP)


  • Anyone with a PhD and/or MD degree.
  • Interested in a vision science career.
  • Internal and external fellows are eligible.



  • Increase your knowledge in vision research areas.
  • Conduct full-time research under the guidance of a chosen mentor.
  • Gain feedback from mentor and the assigned Scientific Training Committee.
  • Design and execute experiments to test your hypothesis.
  • Learn to critically evaluate your research results and work towards future publication.



Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Complete one full year of research work under the guidance of an NTERI faculty member.
  • Give at least one research presentation to your peers and faculty at the Work-in-Progress Seminar Series.
  • Attend at least 80% of the Work-in-Progress Seminars.
  • Attend at least 80% of the Journal Club Seminars.



Applications are reviewed on a rolling submission basis. If interested please contact Brenda Vasini (Email: ), for application guidelines and submission instructions.