A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in Dr. Khurana Hershey's Lab. The Hershey Lab's research focuses on dissecting the mechanisms of allergic disease progression with the overall goal of improving the health of children with asthma and allergic disorders. Her laboratory integrates clinical, epidemiologic, translational, and basic research approaches in order to identify and delineate the mechanistic basis of the development, progression, and persistence of asthma using innovative human cohorts that they have built over the last 2 decades. There is a strong focus on the microbiome and integrating multi-omics approaches.
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/EXPERIENCE: Required: Phd, MD or equivalent doctoral degree Preferred: Experience in microbiome, immunology, human keratinocytes, and omics approaches is preferred.
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