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Post Doc Fellow, Pathology & Lab Medicine

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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 Overview

As 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 position is available in the laboratory of Yi-Gang Wang, MD, PhD in the Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The incumbent will conduct research and/or analyze research data and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Cincinnati. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee.

Essential Functions
  • Conduct research experiments in a particular field within the pre-determined research scope and methodology.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
  • Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentation; may assist in grant writing.
  • Keep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertise.
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
  • May teach techniques to others, train, and mentor junior research staff.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
  • Doctoral Degree or the recognized terminal degree or the foreign equivalent, in biology, biomedicine, or a related field.
Required Experience
  • The applicant should be familiar and have worked with techniques including RT-PCR, Western Blot, and immunostaining for histological analyses for at least 1 year.
  • Applicant should have experience in molecular biology, cell-based technologies including cell culture and expansion, and cell lineage tracing technologies, also with at least 1 year of experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
  • In-depth knowledge specialized in the field of regenerative medicine. This position seeks expertise in working with induced pluripotent stem cells, epigenetics of cellular reprogramming, and especially CRISPR-techniques for gene editing.
  • May require basic surgical skill and experience to facilitate creating mouse infarction models by Left Anterior Descending (LAD) Coronary Artery Ligation and heart failure models with the transverse aortic constriction model (or TAC banding model), and procedures for genotyping.
  • Publications (book chapters, manuscripts, articles, scientific presentations), especially as a first author, are ideal. Candidates should have a bibliography of their publications and presentations.
  • Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
  • 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 https://www.uc.edu/careers.html.

    For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@uc.edu.

    The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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