Postdoctoral Research Associate - Infectious Diseases: Way lab
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 137933
Dr. Sing Sing Way's Laboratory in the Division of Infectious Diseases has an immediate opening for a Research Fellow or Research Associate (3+ years of post doc experience) to perform basic research on host sensing of commensal-pathobiont microbes; and how these interacts shape host immunity systemically and in mucosal barrier tissues. Another focus of the laboratory is reproductive and developmental biology, and integration of concepts in immunological tolerance related to commensal microbes to maternal-fetal tolerance and/or developmental shifts in how commensal tolerance to achieved are areas of active investigation. Dr. Way's laboratory has been at the leading edge of these scientific areas for the past 10 years with seminar publications in Nature, Cell and Science.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 Children's training sessions and ensure regulatory compliance with all policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Cincinnati Children's 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.
EDUCATION/ WORK EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. in related discipline, MD, or equivalent required.
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.
PREFERRED SKILLS: Experience in immunology, use of mice and flow cytometry.
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