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Research Fellow, Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation, Movement Disorders

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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 Overview

As 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 doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff.

UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers.

Founded in 1947, the UC Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine is revolutionizing medicine by connecting discovery and education to world-class care in neurological diseases. Our vision is to be the model organization that integrates neurologic clinical care, research and education.
The University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine is seeking a Full-Time Research Fellow to serve temporary appointments, and work under the supervision of a professional mentor who is responsible for the Fellow’s fiscal and intellectual activities. The purpose of the Research Fellowship is to gain understanding and advanced knowledge research methods and application of the theoretical knowledge from academic training, evaluate strengths and identification of limitations, development and refinement of research skills consistent with the particular scope of practice.


The position is offered by the Division of Movement Disorders. The incumbent will work in the area designated for the Division of Movement Disorders, which is currently in the Stetson Building across the street from University Hospital, but subject to change.

Essential Functions

  • Perform and conduct duties and responsibilities required by professional mentor in accordance with all institutional and federal regulations.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities.
  • Coordinate research studies; initiate studies from protocol conception and carry them out; design projects in data capture systems (e.g., REDCap); develop websites (e.g., WordPress) and create web applications (e.g., R package); genomic data processing; big data management (e.g., from EHR; Clarity; SQL; Power BI); software programming.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Additional Qualifications Considered

Intermediate-level Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Stooping - Often
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Often
  • Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
  • Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
  • Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
  • 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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