Post Doc Fellow, Pulmonary

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO

 

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine within the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati is Seeking a motivated graduate to study the role of tumor suppressor protein tuberin (TSC2) in regulation of cellular metabolism and pathogenesis of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).  

 

The major responsibilities of this position include performing detailed studies and analyzing data, developing new protocols, and training students and technicians while upholding scientific integrity, publishing research submissions in high impact journals and presenting at both local and national research forums.

 

Essential Function:  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.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Perform and conduct research required by faculty supervisor to a high standard and in accordance with all institutional and federal regulations.
  • 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.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D., required.  
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of a specialized field, process, or discipline.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively with students, faculty and staff from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.

 

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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