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Research Associate - Environmental Health

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Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US



Department of Environmental Health

College of Medicine



Job Summary:

Apply professional knowledge, skills, and training to help conduct experimental research work in cancer research; a high level of competency in research. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Job Duties: Work as a team member in the laboratory and collaborate with colleagues on major environment/hormone-related cancer research projects. His/her primary research will focus on elucidating the reprogramming effect of endocrine disruptors on cancer risk and characterizing the roles of nuclear receptors in hormone-sensitive tissues and investigating their interrelationship with disease/cancer development. In addition, this position is encouraged to participate in project planning, development of research protocols and present findings at scientific meetings locally, nationally and internationally. Work independently on whole projects/problems; decides how to solve problem and relies on own resources to resolve it; contributes effectively to the collective team effort.


Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology or relevant scientific discipline with at least 10 years postdoctoral experience in cancer-related research. Expertise in the use of mouse models, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, human cell culture techniques and translational research is required. Strong publication record, well-developed grant writing, and interpersonal skills are critical.


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: 31927 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Environmental Health & Safety, Environmental Research, Environmental Engineering, Research Associate, Medical, Healthcare, Research, Engineering

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