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Postdoctoral Fellow In Microbial Pathogenesis/Immunology

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job OverviewAs one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

A full time Post Doc Fellow research position is available in the Pulmonary/microbial pathogenesis and Immunotoxicology laboratory of Jagjit Yadav, PhD, in the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. This position will study Host-pathogen-toxicant interactions including modifier role of microbiome.

Essential Functions
    Perform research related to investigating etiological and mechanistic aspects of host-pathogen/toxicant interactions including modifier role of microbiome in lung disease.The focus is to study pathogenic determinants (antigens or other factors) and susceptibility mechanisms including effector cells and induced immune response pathways as modulated by microbiome such as via gut-lung cross-talk/interactions. This position offers opportunity in use of cellular and rodent models and cutting-edge techniques including but not limited to immunophenotyping, single cell analysis, immunoproteomics, microbiome analysis, among other OMICs approaches. Extend studies to human subjects to understand microbiome and other biomarkers of exposure and response.Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities. Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as well. Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Minimum RequirementsPhD or equivalent degree in microbiology, immunology, or related field of life sciences.

Additional Qualifications Considered
    Prior experience in microbiology- and/or immunology related research will be ideal. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Compensation and Benefits

    UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

    • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
    • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
    • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
    • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
    • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
    • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
    • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

    The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

    As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

    The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

    REQ: 91810


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