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Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Neurofibromatosis type 1

Employer
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location
Cincinnati, Ohio
Salary
commensurate with experience (starts at NIH scale)
Closing date
May 17, 2022
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Job Details

The Robinson Lab in the Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology at Cincinnati Children's is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to participate in a Gilbert Family Foundation-funded research project that aims to develop adeno-associated viral vectors targeting tumors of the peripheral nervous system in mouse models of neurofibromatosis type 1. We are committed to improving equity in neuroscience and strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in related discipline, MD, or equivalent required.

Ideal candidates will have experience with tissue culture and molecular biology techniques needed to assay the response of tumor cells to viral therapies, including Western blot, ELISA, RNA-seq, etc. Experience with cloning, recombinant DNA technology, and in vivo assessment of tumor biology is a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing their background and interest in the position, a CV including bibliography, and contact information for at least three references to:

Contact: J. Elliott Robinson, MD, PhD                   Email Address: Elliott.Robinson@cchmc.org   

 

Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation

Cincinnati Children’s is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members, that collaborate across disciplines to address some of the biggest challenges we face in improving child health. A strong network of research support services and facilities, along with institutional commitment to research, push our team of faculty, postdocs and support staff to explore the boundaries of what is possible, leading to significant breakthroughs. We are driven by our mission to improve child health and transform the delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.

Post-doctoral research fellows at Cincinnati Children’s are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our strong programming for post-docs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. Mentoring, support for international students, and an emphasis on crafting high-quality grant proposals are only a few of the features that set our program apart. Cincinnati Children’s is a respected part of the broader, and very vibrant, Cincinnati community. With a thriving arts scene, numerous festivals celebrating music and food, a passionate fan following for our college and professional sports teams, and a variety of outdoor activities, our region is truly a great place to work and live.

To apply online go to: https://jobs.cincinnatichildrens.org/search/searchjobs and search for job (requisition) number 130600.

For further information about working at CCHMC, please contact the Postdoc recruiter: Uma Sivaprasad, Ph.D. – research@cchmc.org

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is a Drug Free Workplace

Company

Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation

                                                

Cincinnati Children’s is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members, that collaborate across disciplines to address some of the biggest challenges we face in improving child health. A strong network of research support services and facilities, along with institutional commitment to research, push our team of faculty, postdocs and support staff to explore the boundaries of what is possible, leading to significant breakthroughs. We are driven by our mission to improve child health and transform the delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.

Post-doctoral research fellows at Cincinnati Children’s are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our strong programming for post-docs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. Mentoring, support for international students, and an emphasis on crafting high-quality grant proposals are only a few of the features that set our program apart. Cincinnati Children’s is a respected part of the broader, and very vibrant, Cincinnati community. With a thriving arts scene, numerous festivals celebrating music and food, a passionate fan following for our college and professional sports teams, and a variety of outdoor activities, our region is truly a great place to work and live.

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