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Post Doctoral Fellow- Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

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Date: Dec 26, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


 Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI, College of Medicine


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Kavitha Subramanian-Vignesh. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


We have a position available for a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Kavitha Subramanian-Vignesh with background in Immunology and Infectious diseases (preferably fungal / bacterial immunology). Our primary goal is to reveal novel roles for metalloproteins in immunological processes and inflammation. This project will involve studying novel pathways that regulate fundamental behaviors of immune cells, responses to fungal infection and inflammatory processes that influence antimicrobial defense mechanisms. The selected candidate will have access to state-of-the-art facilities available at both UC and CCHMC and will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative research environment.


Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must have a Ph.D or MD/Ph.D degree in life sciences. Knowledge of innate and adaptive immunity to infections is required. Prior experience with in vitro and in vivo approaches (mouse models), molecular biology, cell culture, immunological techniques such as flow cytometry is expected. Knowledge and hands-on experience with CRISPR is desired. Successful candidate must have proven track record of publications, be highly productive, self-motivated, independent, willing to incorporate new ideas and techniques and have strong verbal and written scientific communication skills.


Interested candidates may contact with CV and specific research interests.


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.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 21923


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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