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 University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE), Post Doctoral Fellow, to work in the (two-PI) Takiar-Wise Draper Laboratory, with opportunity for T32 training grant funding.
This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Postdoctoral Fellows serve temporary appointments, and work under the supervision of a faculty mentor who is responsible for the Fellow’s fiscal and intellectual activities. Appointments shall not exceed five (5) years; however, short extensions may be granted when necessary to complete a critical research project.
Conducts research studies in Immuno-oncology, biomarker discovery, and/or Head and Neck Cancer under the mentorship of a two-PI team, in a well-equipped and funded laboratory
Makes independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training or functional experience
Solves problems using combined research knowledge
Independently works on whole projects/problems
Decides how to solve problem and relies on own resources to resolve it
Contributes effectively to the collective team effort
Analyzes research results
Organizes data search and analysis procedures
Assists in establishing test controls, criteria and research standards
Assists in the design of complex data processing systems to analyze research data
Accomplishes assigned results for project/studies, or for significant aspects of larger, complex assignments
Serves as a seasoned level researcher
PhD in a related research field.
Knowledge/Experience: Entry level professional that demonstrates understanding of research fundamentals (e.g. testing and evaluating procedures, data validation and interpretation) and knows fundamental concepts of particular field or research Demonstrates increased professional capabilities; demonstrates continual success in performing increasingly more complex projects and studies that require seasoned/technical skills; demonstrates ability to improve current methods and evaluate innovative techniques
Ability to independently evaluate and select techniques, procedures and criteria; uses professional judgment assist with the management of projects/studies or resolve problems
Communication Skills: Desired candidate would be able to assist in the preparation of research papers, grants, and other documents for publication; advise staff on methods and procedures; explain technical information; present coherently and logically at journal clubs and scientific meetings
Capability to interface well with other professionals and technicians on projects/studies
Ability to perform a broad range of work with minimal supervision; entails involvement in a number of research projects/studies; understands interdependency of deadlines on multiple projects and acts to preserve integrity of others’ deadlines and overall project/study progress and success
Willingness to receive technical guidance on more complex research issues; report progress to supervisor according to project plans, or based on employee’s discretion
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.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.