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University of Cincinnati Post Doc Fellow, Regenerative Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio

Post Doc Fellow, Regenerative Medicine Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country." With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. Job Overview As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine's faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Surgery is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. A full-time Post Doctoral Fellow staff position is available in the the laboratory of Dorothy Supp, PhD, in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand/Burn Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Supp is seeking a talented and strongly self-motivated individual to join her research team to study skin tissue engineering and wound healing. This postdoctoral fellow will be supported by a federal research grant to develop tissue-engineered therapies for the hereditary blistering disease Epidermolysis Bullosa. This individual will assist the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators in conducting research and analyzing research data and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Cincinnati. Candidates with a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, genome editing, recombinant vector construction, induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) culture and differentiation, and/or skin biology are encouraged to apply. Essential Functions Conduct research experiments within the predetermined research scope and methodology. Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research. Perform small animal skin grafting surgeries and collect samples/analyze study endpoints. Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts, and presentations of research results. Participate in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations; may assist in grant writing. Keep informed of developments in the field to maintain and enhance professional expertise. Assist with lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed. Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities. Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and other faculty members. Perform related duties based on laboratory and departmental needs. Contribute to a safe and compliant work environment. Required Education Doctoral Degree in cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, biomedical engineering, or similar field. Required Experience Previous experience in cell biology, molecular biology, and/or biomedical engineering. In-depth knowledge of specialized field, process, or discipline. Experience with specialized softwar