5 April, 2016
A postdoctoral position is available immediately in Dr. Yu Lan’s laboratory to investigate the developmental mechanisms underlying craniofacial birth defects, such as cleft palate, using mutant mouse models. Our laboratory has extensive expertise in the generation and analyses of transgenic/gene-knockout mice, and in studies of developmental mechanisms of multiple organ systems (http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/bio/l/yu-lan/).
We are looking for candidates with a recent Ph.D degree in a biological science and research experience in cell biology, biochemistry, or developmental biology. Prior experience using mouse models in research is preferred, but not required.
Interested candidates should use the information below to directly email Dr. Lan. Please upload your CV, contact information for 3 references, and a cover letter including a brief statement of your scientific/research interests in Word or PDF format.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members. Here, researchers work collaboratively across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges we face today in improving child health.
A strong network of research support services and facilities, along with institutional commitment to research, push our team of faculty, postdocs and support staff to explore the boundaries of what is possible, leading to significant breakthroughs. We are driven by our mission to improve child health and transform the delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.
Post-doctoral research fellows at Cincinnati Children’s are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our institution’s strong programming for post-docs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. Mentoring, support for international students and an emphasis on crafting high-quality grant proposals are only a few of the features that set our program apart. Cincinnati Children’s is a respected part of the broader, and very vibrant, Cincinnati community.
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