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Post Doc Fellow, Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

Date: Jul 24, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine is seeking a full-time Post Doc Fellow to assist in the Hyacinth Lab.   The incumbent will conduct research and/or analyze research data and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Cincinnati.This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities. Assist the Principal Investigator in a given department or field.  This position is a temporary appointments as a research trainee.

 

The College of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation, is seeking a Post Doc Fellow to work in the Hyacinth Lab.  This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct research experiments in a particular field within the pre-determined research scope and methodology.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
  • Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentation; may assist in grant writing.
  • Keep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertise.
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
  • May teach techniques to others, train, and mentor junior research staff.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities. 
  • Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as well. 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Doctoral Degree in the appropriate field or discipline, or the recognized terminal degree, or the equivalent foreign equivalent.

Required Experience

3 years prior experience working in a neuroscience environment including the below skillset:

Ability to work with mice, carry out experiments based on prescribed protocol, good English language writing and verbal communication skills, and ability to use a computer and basic word processing tools and software. Proficiency in MATLAB is desired but not required, experience in immunohistochemistry and two-photon microscopy, animal stereotactic surgery (cranial window), animal (mouse) breeding and handling and fluorescent microscopy and potentially MR imaging. Ability to follow through on project and commitments as well as being a self-starter will be prioritized. Should be able to write and communicate experimental procedures and results in writing.

 

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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