The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of over 43,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and seeks to empower all members of the university community.
The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, is currently accepting applications for a full time, post doc fellow position.
This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Postdoctoral Fellows serve temporary appointments, and work under the supervision of a faculty mentor who is responsible for the Fellow’s fiscal and intellectual activities. Appointments shall not exceed five (5) years; however, short extensions may be granted when necessary to complete a critical research project.
Perform and conduct research required by faculty supervisor to a high standard and in accordance with all institutional and federal regulations
Expected to design and execute their own studies, analyze and write manuscripts related to their data, and prepare presentations for local, national, and international meetings
Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities
May support the development of proposals for research-related funding and grants
Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research as directed by and with the support of associated faculty members.
Communicate to project team progress and results of research activities ensuring that relevant information and issues in the implementation of projects/experiments are captured in as comprehensive and timely manner as possible
Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as well
Ph.D. required, with training in immunology, microbiology, and/or molecular genetics
Requires at least 3 years of experience in microbial pathogenesis and/or immunology
Requires experience in handling and working with cell lines, and an ability to perform cell culture, real time reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy
Good oral and written communication skills
Ability to work and collaborate effectively with students, faculty and staff from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Previous experience working with organoids is desirable.
Preferred candidate should have the ability to analyze data on metal content of cells and metal flux.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
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).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.