Post Doctoral Fellow I

Main Line Health - Wynnewood, PA (30+ days ago)3.9

Main Line Health is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource with over 11,000 employees, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. Composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Recognized as a Magnet system Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research.

Lankenau Medical Center, a 331-bed not-for-profit acute care teaching hospital and medical center, is conveniently located in Wynnewood, PA, just outside the western city limits of Philadelphia, on a magnificent 93-acre campus including its own farm. Lankenau has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals for excellence in patient outcomes, patient safety and patient satisfaction. U.S. News & World Report ranked Lankenau as one of the Top 5 hospitals in the Philadelphia region and one of the Top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania. The Hospital has received Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation’s highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care.
Lankenau is a Level II Trauma Center and in 2013, opened the Heart Pavilion, a world-class facility for cardiac care. We have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm.

Why Work at Lankenau Medical Center?
We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrates our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are. Our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health. The hospital has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the top ten "Best Places to Work" in the Delaware Valley and also ranked among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in healthcare. With a history spanning more than 150 years, it’s one of the region’s most honored and respected academic healthcare institutions.

Why work at LIMR?

Founded in 1927, the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) is one of only a few freestanding, hospital-associated biomedical research centers in the U.S. As the research center for Lankenau Hospital and the Main Line Health, which serves the western suburbs of Philadelphia, LIMR conducts laboratory-based and clinical investigations in a tightly knit, multidisciplinary community of scientists, nurses and physicians. To learn more about LIMR visit the website at

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The Post Doctoral Fellow I works with the Principal Investigator in the development, implementation, analysis and publication of scientific and/or clinical research protocols. This is a training position.

Essential Accountabilities include assisting the Principal Investigator in the development of investigator- initiated research studies when required. The incumbent will read the scientific and/or clinical literature to assess analytic trends and current methods pertinent to the research. The Fellow must think and work independently regarding experimental and/or clinical research protocols and the methods/processes used to achieve the research goals. The role prepares and presents results of research internally and at national/international meetings in collaboration with the Principal Investigator. This role complies with and actively participates in the LIMR postdoctoral training program.

This position is full time.

Education: Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, or MD required.

Licensures & Certifications: None.

Experience: Successful completion of research leading to Ph.D. thesis, or relevant laboratory and/or clinical research experience

We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at Enter Job ID 44502 in Keyword search box.

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no agency calls.

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Wynnewood

Work Locations: Lankenau Institute Med Resrch 100 Lancaster Avenue Wynnewood 19096

Job: Research

Organization: M062860480-Gilmour-Molecular Carcinogenes

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting: May 18, 2018, 3:30:23 PM

Shift Details: 1