Visiting Scholar, Department of Neurosurgery

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Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE) Visiting Scholar. This Visiting Scholar program utilizes the facilities of the Goodyear Microsurgery Laboratory at the College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati. The program will consist of a research and education component, along with a scholarly component. 


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

Essential Functions

  • Independent cadaveric dissection for the purpose of education and for development of new neurosurgical techniques. 
  • Work with their peers, neurosurgery residents and students in appropriately designed anatomical projects in cadaveric specimens, respecting the prevailing norms and regulations at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
  • Assist the Laboratory Manager in the logistic organization of cadaveric and animal courses in the laboratory, ensuring compliance with laboratory regulations and duties regarding the proper use, care, and disposal of materials.
  • Conduct anatomical research study and discovery, application of knowledge, integration of concepts, teaching and learning of peer visiting scholars, neurosurgery residents and medical students.
  • Collaborate with affiliate disciplines in the completion of multidisciplinary projects. 
  • Participate and assist with the organization of regular dedicated teaching conferences with participation of the associated faculty, residents, and medical students. 
  • Complete at least two publications during the program.  

Minimum Requirements

  • Appropriate academic degree related to department specifications and prior academic experience.
  • Will consider post-doctoral candidates, neurosurgeons in training, or those pursuing additional post-graduate training.
  • The position will be open to applicants requiring a research scholar (i.e., J-1) visa, provided that they fulfill all the needs for employment at the University of Cincinnati. 
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research evidenced by peer reviews and publications. 

Additional Qualifications Considered

Good oral and written command of the English language 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 93246


Visiting Scholar, Department of Neurosurgery

Date:  Dec 3, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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