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Sr Research Associate, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

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Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Senior Research Associate

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of over 43,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and seeks to empower all members of the university community.


The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is currently accepting applications for a full time, senior research associateCompensation is dependent upon qualifications. The University provides a generous package of fringe benefits.


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


Essential Function:

Under the supervision of a designated administrator, the Sr Research Associate applies professional knowledge, skills, and training to help conduct experimental research work in the area of inflammatory lung diseases, the Sr Research Associate title encompasses individuals at all degrees that have a high level of competency in research but may not have an independent research program.


Primary Duties

  • Perform experiments and record data according to research protocols.
  • Perform statistical and graphical analysis of data.
  • Interpret data and assists in judging validity of data.
  • Make independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training and experience.
  • Independently decides how to solve issues/problems and relies upon their own resources to resolve the issue.  Contribute to development and revision of research protocols and procedures.
  • Manage laboratory administrative needs (purchasing, radioactivity logs, biosafety, contribute to IACUC submissions/amendments, chemical inventory, etc).
  • Serves as a seasoned level researcher, and may act as a mentor to junior-level research staff

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a related profession/field or equivalent level of knowledge.  
Preferred (Not essential) Qualifications:

  • Strong background in lung research preferably related to lung injury, ARDS or asthma.
  • Research experience with lipids and HPLC measurement.
  • Operate, maintain and troubleshoot lab equipment. 
  • Familiarity and comfort with animal-based translational research preferably including basic surgical procedures.
  • Ability to perform other standard biological techniques, such as common quantitative and qualitative methods (proteins, DNA and RNA), chromatography, cell isolation and culture, handling of radioactive reagents, and more. 
  • Degree in biology or relevant scientific discipline preferred with at least 8 years of experience working in a research lab setting including more than 2 years of work at either UC College of Medicine or Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.



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: 37512 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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