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Assistant Professor, Trauma and Critical Care Research

University of Cincinnati
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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 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public 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, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job OverviewAs one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) 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. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Surgery is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff.

The Department of Surgery offers a highly collaborative environment that is supported by recent substantial institutional investment in infrastructure and core facilities ( facilities &

A full-time faculty position is available at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The rank of the appointment (Assistant/Associate/Professor) is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.

The successful candidate will join the Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, Division of Trauma Research, comprised of a group of surgeon-scientists funded by the NIH and Department of Defense, studying polytrauma, traumatic brain injury, resuscitation, and the cellular and physiologic responses to blood product utilization. In addition to the basic science focus of these research groups, the UC Department of Surgery maintains a cooperative agreement with the United States Air Force to promote basic, translational, and clinical research dedicated to the transport, care, and recovery of the wounded warrior.

This position is located on the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine campus in the exciting and growing city of Cincinnati, Ohio. New developments and projects are abundant in Cincinnati, which offers sports, art, entertainment and more. Cincinnati has been identified as one of the most livable cities in the US, due to its affordable, big city lifestyle.

Essential Functions

Duties include responsibilities for research investigation on basic mechanisms of inflammation, injury, resuscitation, coagulation, and endothelial cell biology in cellular, small, and large animal models. The position will also involve research, mentoring, and teaching activities for students, residents, and fellows.

Minimum Requirements

Doctorate Degree in biology, physiology, immunology, or related field. Applicants must be US Citizens and be proficient in cell culture, flow cytometry, protein analysis, molecular biology, and be comfortable with small animal polytrauma and microsurgical techniques.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Applicants must complete and submit an online application and attach under “Resume/CV” a single pdf document including a CV, summaries of research accomplishments, future research plan, and names of three references. Interested applicants may also contact the Trauma Research Search Committee, c/o Betsy Boiman at for further information and/or details regarding the position.

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.

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).

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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