Postdoctoral Fellow, Integrative Medical Sciences (Dr. Ferrell)

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Saturday, January 21, 2023

Postdoctoral Fellow, Integrative Medical Sciences (Dr. Ferrell)

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow, Integrative Medical Sciences (Dr. Ferrell)
Position Type Research
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
The qualified applicant will report to Dr. Jessica Ferrell and will be responsible for performing a variety of experiments to accomplish the goals of NIH-funded research in alcoholic fatty liver disease. The position requires handling of animals and familiarity with molecular biology techniques and statistical analysis of data. The applicant should be comfortable working independently and collaboratively with other lab members.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 8
Starting Salary Range: $46,300
Location: Rootstown, OH
Benefits Offerings Include:
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 12 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
  • Perform specified experiments to study the pathogenesis of alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Work with the research team on assigned projects
  • Analyze data and interpret statistical results
  • Create and annotate data as figures and tables for presentation and publication
  • Write manuscripts and fellowship applications
  • Keep accurate records of completed work
  • Deliver data presentations in lab meetings and scientific meetings
  • Supervise and train students and volunteers in the lab
  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, physiology, molecular biology, or related field
  • Ability to follow, design, and perform required experimental research protocols
  • Prior experience in molecular biology techniques and mouse phenotyping is preferred
  • Ability to perform statistical analyses and interpret results
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
Effective communication and presentation skills individually and in a group setting
Developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team

Core Competencies
Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize applicable equipment necessary for the job, as well as basic office equipment. While performing the dutiesof the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, sit; talk; and hear. Must be able to lift and/ormove up to 50 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:

Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Letter
Optional Documents