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Post Doc Fellow - Molecular Epidemiology

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Date: Apr 9, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Epidemiology
Department of Environmental Health
College of Medicine



A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available with Dr. Kelly Brunst in the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati in the College of Medicine. She is seeking a talented and strongly self-motivated individual to join her transdisciplinary research team. Her research focuses on studying the effects of chemical (e.g., ambient air pollution, diet/nutrition, and tobacco smoke) and non-chemical (e.g., psychosocial stress, interpersonal trauma) exposures on the programming of biological mechanisms related to neurodevelopment and respiratory health in children. Her overall research strategy is to identify molecular biomarkers using various ‘omics-platforms (i.e. epigenomic, mitochondriomic, metabolomic) that can be used to predict those children at increased risk for adverse outcomes resulting from environmental exposures.



  • Data analysis
  • Manuscript preparation for peer-reviewed publications
  • Presentations at local and national conferences
  • Development of new studies and grant applications


Minimum Qualifications

PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree in epidemiology, public health, or other related field


The Ideal Candidate

  • An interest and/or previous training in molecular epidemiology
  • Formal training in molecular epidemiology; expertise in omics platforms a plus
  • Experience writing manuscripts and publishing peer reviewed articles
  • Experience preparing grant submissions
  • Strong data analysis skills


For additional information you may visit or contact Kelly J Brunst, PhD, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Kettering, 160 Panzeca Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 or via email to  


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: 35701 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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