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Post Doc Fellow, Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Employer
University of Cincinnati
Location
Main Campus
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

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.

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is recruiting a Post Doc Fellow or a research associate to work in the lab of Dr. Frank McCormack. The incumbent will work on the funded research projects, particularly focused on response of the lung and pleural space to particulate exposures. This person will conduct research experiments and analyze research data, ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Cincinnati.

Essential Functions
  • Conduct research experiments independently in pulmonary biology, with oversight by PI, and maintain a detailed notebook of daily work.
  • Prepare data summaries, reports, figures, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations; assist in grant writing.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities.
  • Keep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertise.
  • Train in lab management, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
  • 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 in the appropriate field or discipline, or the recognized terminal degree.

    Required Experience
    • At least two years of prior laboratory experience with cell culture, protein and DNA manipulation, animal experimentation required.
    • Experience with software programs in use in the laboratory, including Excel, Powerpoint, Prism, Word is ideal.
    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.

    REQ: 95884

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