RESEARCH FELLOW - Molecular Basis of Hematopoiesis
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 126637
Dr. Jose Cancelas' lab studies the molecular and cellular basis of normal and malignant hematopoiesis and blood/cell therapies. We are looking for two research fellows with an interest in one or more of the following: signal transduction, hematopoietic stem cells, pluripotent stem cell-based disease modeling in hematopoiesis, mouse cancer genetic models, inflammation in hematopoiesis and hierarchical organization of hematopoiesis in health and disease.
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.
The applicant should have a doctoral degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Immunology, or related field, and a strong interest in blood/cancer research. The applicant should also be highly self-motivated and have a track record of publications (first-authored publications in respected journals).
PREFERRED: Applicants with experience in hematology, immunology, mouse genetics, flow cytometry and/or bioinformatics analyses are a plus.
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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