Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Post Doctoral Scientist - ENT Surgery/Biomedical

    Posted Date 7 months ago(4/10/2018 1:09 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    A postdoctoral position is available immediately for a scientist with experience in cell / molecular biology and / or tissue engineering. The Chiang lab is investigating the mechanisms of regeneration in tissue engineered tracheal replacement. Our lab evaluates the clinical performance in large animal models of orthotopic tracheal replacement using tissue engineered scaffolds and then defines the mechanisms driving regeneration using in vitro and mouse models. Appointment as a Post Doc is a minimum of 2 years in length contingent upon satisfactory evaluation after 12 months of employment.



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    Experience in rodent surgery is desirable. Expertise in cell / molecular biology, and / or biomaterials is preferred. The candidate is expected to confer regularly with the principal investigator but must incorporate self-directed research, excellent technical, presentation, and communication skills as essential parts of the job. The candidate will be expected to co-publish scientific articles in appropriate refereed journals, and to work toward the goal of becoming independent in his/her research effort and obtaining external research funding. Must have Ph.D. degree in relevant field of science from an accredited college. The candidate is expected to work toward research independence, submit proposals and obtain funding from external granting agencies.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required


    1. Ph.D., or equivalent degree.
    2. Desire to pursue a career in biomedical research, and knowledge of the research process.
    3. Necessary technical skills in the appropriate area of research. Background in small animal surgery desirable.
    4. Ability to do technical writing, and good communication skills.


    Minimum Physical Requirements

    Percent of time spent on:

    25%     Designing and developing protocols

    25%     Performing research work

    25%     Recording and analyzing data generated by research study

    10%     Preparing scientific and technical papers

    03%     Liaison with OSU researchers

    02%     Miscellaneous paperwork associated with research


    Minimum physical requirements:

    100%   Kneeling / reaching

    100%   Finger dexterity

    100%   Talking / hearing / seeing

      33%   Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes 


    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.  EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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