Nationwide Children's Hospital

Post Doctoral Scientist - RI Genomic Medicine

Posted Date 6 months ago(7/7/2021 4:19 PM)
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We are seeking an IGM Post-Doctoral Scientist to join our team. The Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute of Genomic Medicine, in collaboration with the Immunology Clinic (Division of Allergy/Immunology) at Nationwide Children's Hospital to work in a newly established multi-disciplinary translational immunology program, focused on bringing “-omic” approaches to the diagnosis of inborn errors of immunity.

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 14,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud



What Will You Be Doing?


• Works under the mentorship of an established CRI principal investigator or Senior Research Scientists to design experiments and develop protocols to conduct research in a specific scientific area. From the results of studies, helps to develop hypotheses for further investigation.

• Prepares technical materials such as abstracts, annual reports, scientific papers and presentations.

• Publishes scientific articles in appropriate refereed journals.

• Works toward a goal of becoming independent in his/her research effort, and eventually obtaining external research funding.

• Appointment as a Post Doc is a maximum of 5 years in length.

• With guidance from a CRI mentor, design experiments and develops protocols required to conduct productive research in a specific scientific area. After the study has been designed, performs the research work in accordance with the protocol.

• Helps to train and supervise technical support staff in performing specific techniques essential to carrying out the research program. • Records and analyzes data generated by the research study, and helps to plan future research endeavors.

• Prepares scientific and technical papers from the results of the research work. Publishes papers in appropriate refereed scientific journals. Presents findings at local (particularly CRI research meetings) and national research forums.

• If appropriate, collaborates with other ongoing research efforts either at CRI or at The Ohio State University.

• This is considered a training position therefore the RI will allow a trainee 5 years to advance beyond the level of Post Doc.

• Works toward research independence. Prepares to submit proposals to and obtain funding from external granting agencies.


What Are We Looking For?


To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

  • The qualified individual should have an MD and/or PhD in Immunology from an accredited and reputable program with a minimum of two years of post-doctoral experience in immunology and/or molecular biology. 
  • Experience in running clinical protocols is preferred, and laboratory skills in genomics techniques and data analysis is required. 
  • Proficiency in other laboratory techniques will be viewed favorably.
  • A strong record of collaborative clinical research would be advantageous.
  • The new translational immunology protocol brings several groups together with the primary focus of expanding and elevating the Immunology Clinic, and the Inborn Errors of Immunity program at Nationwide Children's Hospital, and in the city of Columbus.
  • Necessary technical skills in the appropriate area of research.
  • Ability to do technical writing, and good communication skills.


Your Benefits, Your Wellness:

As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs.  Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:

  • Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
  • Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
  • Support your financial protection and security in retirement

Most of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1.


 Minimum Physical Requirements:

Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit. Minimum physical requirements: 100% Kneeling / reaching 100% Finger dexterity 100% Talking / hearing / seeing


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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