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Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Uterine Biology

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Conservation science
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Dr. is looking for a postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the research team whose research interests fall into two broad categories: embryonic implantation and pregnancy, and reproductive cancers. Using genetically engineered mouse models, we work to define the uterine characteristics and circumstances necessary for successful embryo implantation, the implications of uterine ageing and the origins of reproductive carcinomas.

Design, execute, and record laboratory experiments, and analyze the data.
Research and improve current methods and evaluate innovative techniques. Implement this knowledge in the Division/Department.
Present research at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and meetings.
Draft, write, and edit scientific reports, papers, journal articles, abstracts, and grants.
Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.
Attend required Cincinnati Childrens training sessions and ensure regulatory compliance with all policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Cincinnati Childrens Research and Training at a Glance

  • Among the top in NIH funding for pediatric research institutions
  • Over 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space
  • 900+ scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical research
  • Over 2000 publications annually in top-tier journals
  • Access to Employee Resource Groups and Mentorship programs
  • Postdocs have gone on to careers in academia, biotech, pharma, teaching etc.

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Compensation and Benefits

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Associates are eligible for:
    • Group Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement Plan
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Relocation Benefits for Eligible Hires

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Qualifications :

EDUCATION/ WORK EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. in related discipline, MD, or equivalent required.

The ideal candidate will have received a very recent PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree in biomedical research and demonstrate high enthusiasm for research in basic reproductive sciences in female reproduction. Familiarity with contemporary techniques in molecular/cellular biology and mouse handling/ reproduction with breeding and surgeries in small animals along with experience in common laboratory techniques is a must.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate attention to detail, strong organizational skills, supervisory ability, and an innovative approach to experimental design. Computer literate and working knowledge of software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, and database). Analytical ability sufficient to compare data; mathematical ability sufficient to perform algebraic calculations and statistical analysis. Ability to synthesize information and to create and deal with new situations by applying past experiences. Expressed willingness to teach others and share results. Capable of meeting time demands necessary to execute experiments.
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