Research Associate - Department of Pediatrics

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The Department of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Research Associate position available in the area of neonatal respiratory physiology and lung injury in an NIH funded laboratory. Successful candidates will have a terminal degree (PhD/MD) in a biologic science and at least 1 year of laboratory experience in respiratory physiology. This position will work with animals.

The responsibilities for this position include studies in animal models of human neonatal disease focusing on airway hyper-reactivity and cardiopulmonary injury. Conduct original research in wild-type and transgenic stains of rodents and test novel therapies to attenuate lung injury. Coordinate collaborations locally, nationally, and internationally. Present research results at national and international conferences. Assist in writing research abstracts, papers, and reviews.

The preferred Candidate will have technical skills in 1). Small animal handling and surgeries 2). Molecular techniques (gel electrophoresis, western blot, ELISA, PCR) and immunohistochemistry 3). Respiratory physiology.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to Jennifer Capretta at [email protected]

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.




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Job No: Peds RA
Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
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