The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of over 43,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region's largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and seeks to empower all members of the university community.
The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology, Allergy & Rheumatology, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Research Scientist. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Culture of primary and transformed mouse and human cells, preparation of DNA and RNA from mouse and human cells and/or organs, quantitation of gene and protein expression by quantitative (Q)-PCR and blotting techniques.
Conventional and immunohistology and histochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, and the use of genome analytic and bioinformatic tools.
Perform techniques to be used for the development of novel therapeutic antibody-based approaches to treat blistering skin disorders and identification of the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in cytokine and immunoglobulin (lg)-dependent blistering skin diseases.
Perform techniques to be used to determine the role of the unfolded protein response (UPR) in the pathogenesis of allergic disorders, identify the mechanisms involved, and evaluate UPR inhibitors for the treatment of allergic disorders.
Presentation of research work at local and national scientific meetings.
Publication of work in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Assisting designated supervisor in the preparation of research grant proposals.
A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate related discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in an appropriate related scientific or other relevant discipline may be substituted for up to one year of the required work experience.
Doctorate degree in Immunology or a related field.
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
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.