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Post Doc Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Job Details

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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 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 Dr. George Smulian in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The individual will join a team to conduct research in pneumocystis.

The faculty of the Division of Infectious Diseases is among the national leaders in basic science research in infectious diseases, the care of patients with HIV infections, tuberculosis and global health clinical care, education and research.

Essential Functions
    Conduct and design experiments focusing on molecular and cellular aspects of pathogenesis in pneumocystis or other specific organismsGather and analyze data, troubleshoot problems and develop new ideas that promote current researchPrepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research resultsKeep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertiseLab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as neededTeach techniques to others, train, and mentor junior research staff as neededEngage 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 research need. This job description can be changed at anytime.
Required EducationDoctorate Degree in Pathobiology & Molecular Medicine, or related field.

Required Experience

Research experience in biomedical research.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Hands-on experience with animal handling is ideal.

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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