Post Doc Fellow, Leukemia and Drug Development Laboratory, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 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, global 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.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC college of Medicine 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.


The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, is recruiting for a full-time, research associate, in the laboratory of Leukemia and Drug Development Laboratory (LDDL), to help conduct research in the area of hematology.  Encompasses individuals at all degrees and have a high level of competency in research but may not have an

independent research program.


The LDDL is in the CARE/Crawley building on University of Cincinnati’s East Campus. We are a diverse team focused on studying the etiology, pathogenesis, treatment, and cure of hematological malignancies.


Essential Functions

  • Contribute to collective team effort.
  • Document and organize research results and data according to NIH’s preferred good laboratory management practices (LabArchives).
  • Assist with the coordination of research studies in hematology.
  • Make independent contributions to projects and studies based on evidence-based literature.
  • Independently works on projects and problems.
  • Perform statistical and graphical analysis of data, interpretation of data, and validity of testing.
  • Maintain timely project goals, deadlines, and studies for contributions to publications and grant funding applications.
  • Expertise associated with large data sets including annotating, cleaning, organizing, storing, and writing programs to extract biological and statistical knowledge.
  • Apply scientific skills and knowledge to demonstrate technical capabilities of single cell platforms (i.e. Mission Bio Tapestri. 10x, Illumina).
  • Analyze and communicate results and data analysis from high throughput sequencing platforms.
  • Molecular biology techniques desired include: general cell culture techniques, tissue culture and related wet lab techniques (i.e. western blotting, functional assays), preparing samples for sequencing, drug development, murine modeling and flow cytomery.

Minimum Requirements

Doctoral Degree required in related field (i.e. computer science, data science, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacology).

Required Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of specialized field, process or discipline.
  • May require experience with specialized software programs. 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

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).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Post Doc Fellow, Leukemia and Drug Development Laboratory, College of Medicine

Date:  Jun 22, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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