Tenure-Track Faculty Position – CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
Department of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati
The Department of Pediatric Neurology is seeking a scientist focusing on epilepsy research for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant/associate/full professor level. Applicants should have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with training in neuroscience, physiology, genetics, immunology, cellular or molecular biology, pharmacology, or biomedical engineering with doctoral dissertation or experience in the area of molecular mechanisms of epilepsy and epileptogenesis. The applicant should have a focus in basic science research. This position will interface with collaborators in many other divisions at Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation and the University of Cincinnati. A history of extramural grant funding for research support is also a plus. The position offers a competitive startup package. Anticipated start date of July 1, 2013.
Cincinnati Children’s hospital has been ranked 3rd in the country among children’s hospitals by US News and World Report for the last 4 years. With almost 13,000 employees, 539 inpatient beds, and over 1 million outpatient visits years, it ranks among the largest children’s hospital in the world. Research at the institution is supported by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Research Foundation. The foundation has an annual research budget of $259 million; including $111 million in NIH funding which ranks second among children’s hospitals. The total endowment of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Research Foundation is approximately $1.5 billion. Currently the Research Foundation has almost 1 million square-feet of research space and an additional 14-story research building is under construction with an anticipated additional 400,000 square-feet of research space. Current epilepsy-related research includes 6 NIH-funded research grants with an annual budget of $6 million. The researchers include a multidisciplinary team consisting of basic, translational, and clinical researchers in the departments of Neurology, Anesthesiology, Bioinformatics, and Clinical Pharmacology. Our recent epilepsy-related publications have appeared in J. Neuroscience, Neuroscience, Neuron, PLoS One, Epilepsia, Neuroscience Letters and NEJM. Epilepsy research is embedded within the larger neuroscience community at CCHMC, with more than 40 basic research faculty in neuroscience and active graduate student and postdoctoral communities.
Cincinnati offers a low cost of living and easy commutes along with art and science museums, opera, premier sports teams and fine dining.
For more information on the facility go to the webpage: www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/divisions/n/neurology/default/:
Interested applicants can send their CV’s and Statement of Research Interests to:
Katherine Holland, MD, PhD
Steve Danzer, PhD
3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2001
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
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