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Post Doc Fellow - Urology Surgery

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Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Postdoctoral Fellow – Urology Surgery

Department of Surgery



The basic science research laboratory of the Division of Urology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine currently has a research postdoctoral fellow position open. Our research lab focuses on the role of sphingolipids in infectious processes, specifically looking at the role of sphingolipids in bladder infections. The study will utilize a murine in vivo model to evaluate the ceramide/acid-ceramidase/sphingosine pathway and its response to infection.


This project will be ideally suited to a postdoctoral fellow with ability to establish hypotheses and apply research principles, concepts, methods, and techniques in the research field to generate and interpret results that can be used in grant proposals and publications. Should be able to independently perform background and preliminary research to develop scientific hypotheses and methods to test them; evaluate results and present data at research meetings and/or for grant proposals. Basic analytics should include cell culture, immunohistochemistry, western blot analysis, and flow cytometry. Animal skills will include rodent handling, catheterization, euthanasia, surgical techniques for removal of organs, tissue, and urine post mortem from rodents.


Minimum Qualifications: PhD, MD, or MD/PhD


This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35513 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Surgery, Urology, Medicare, Laboratory, Healthcare, Research, Science

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