Expected Starting Salary Range\: Salary aligns with NIH extramural postdoc payscales
There is an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Jiang Laboratory in the Division of Developmental Biology. The long-term goal of research in the Jiang Laboratory is to understand and apply mechanisms of mammalian organogenesis to the development of better strategies for diagnosis, treatment and / or prevention of human birth defects. The project for this position is focused on translational craniofacial genetics research to understand the genetic, genomic, and developmental mechanisms of craniofacial disorders.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES\:
- Design, execute, and record laboratory experiments, and analyze the data.
- Research and improve current methods and evaluate innovative techniques. Implement this knowledge in the Division/Department.
- Present research at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and meetings.
- Draft, write, and edit scientific reports, papers, journal articles, abstracts, and grants.
- Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.
- Attend required Cincinnati Children’s training sessions and ensure regulatory compliance with all policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Cincinnati Children’s Research and Training at a Glance
- Among the top in NIH funding for pediatric research institutions
- Over 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space
- 900+ scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical research
- Over 2000 publications annually in top-tier journals
- Access to Employee Resource Groups and Mentorship programs
- Postdocs have gone on to careers in academia, biotech, pharma, teaching etc.
Learn more about the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.
Compensation and Benefits
- Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Associates are eligible for\:
- Group Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
- Paid Time Off
- Retirement Plan
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Relocation Benefits for Eligible Hires
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- Ph.D. in related discipline, MD, or equivalent required.
Candidates with experience in Genomics, Developmental Biology or Cell Biology research are encouraged to apply. Experience with animal models, particularly mouse models, is a plus.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate attention to detail, strong organizational skills, supervisory ability, and an innovative approach to experimental design. Computer literate and working knowledge of software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, and database). Analytical ability sufficient to compare data; mathematical ability sufficient to perform algebraic calculations and statistical analysis. Ability to synthesize information and to create and deal with new situations by applying past experiences. Expressed willingness to teach others and share results. Capable of meeting time demands necessary to execute experiments.
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