Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, OH, USA
May 22, 2018Full time
Postdoctoral Position Available Division of Allergy and Immunology Job description: Two postdoctoral and/or research associate positions are available immediately in Dr. Marc Rothenberg's laboratory. The Rothenberg lab is focused on allergic responses especially in mucosal tissues such as the lung and the gastrointestinal tract, and aims to understand mechanisms, develop drug targets and identify novel therapeutic strategies and agents. The candidate would focus on 1) genomics, genetics, and molecular immunology of several novel susceptibility loci and pathways involved in allergic diseases, or 2) develop, synthesize and/or evaluate small molecule detectors and inhibitors of signaling pathway molecules relevant in allergic diseases (with a focus on proteases, particularly calpain-14). Lab website: Education, training, experience: Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in biomedical research and/or 3+ years of experience in either 1) big data analysis, molecular and cellular immunology and/or genetics; or 2) protein structure or enzymology, and organic compound synthesis and evaluation. A working knowledge of the immune system and enzymology is preferable. Please submit your application to Dr. Rothenberg with the following information: cover letter, CV and contact details for 3 referees. Contact: Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD; Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members. Here, researchers work collaboratively across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges we face today 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. Research Fellows and Research Associates (staff scientists with 3+ years of postdoctoral training), at Cincinnati Children's are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our institution's strong programming for post-docs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. 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 opportunities for outdoor activities, our region is truly a great place to work and live. For further information about working at CCHMC, please contact the Postdoc recruiter: Uma Sivaprasad, Ph.D.- To apply online go to: and search for job (requisition) number 88450 or 97583. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution Please do not forget to mention Bio Careers when applying.