Post Doc Fellow -Pharmaceutical Sciences -Robson Lab
University of Cincinnati
February 2, 2018
A postdoctoral position is currently available in the laboratory of Dr. Matthew Robson at the University of Cincinnati (UC) James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.
Candidates should have an interest in the areas of neuropharmacology, neurotrauma and psychiatric disorders. The successful candidate will perform high-quality, hypothesis-driven research focused upon the molecular mechanisms by which trauma and neuroinflammation affect behavior relevant to neuropsychiatric disorders. Candidate will utilize various molecular, cellular and transgenic approaches to complete research projects. Duties will consist of, but are not limited to, designing, performing and analyzing studies, and assisting with grant applications.
Position will be available for an initial one-year appointment and may be extended based upon performance. Successful candidate will conduct research at the UC Academic Heath Center, enjoy a competitive salary and benefit package and live in an affordable, vibrant multicultural city. UC is a premier, public, urban research university and is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full and part time faculty, staff and student workers.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience, pharmacology or a related biomedical field prior to the start date. Experience with the use of animal models is a requirement and previous neuropharmacology experience is preferred.
Application Process: Interested applicants must first complete an Applicant Profile at https://jobs.uc.edu and upload their CV/Resume to the profile. Next, complete an Application under #25781 and under the 'Additional Documents' section of the Application include the following: 1) brief description of research interests and 2) the names and contact information for three references.
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
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