The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio is the only academic medical center in Central Ohio and ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report for 23 consecutive years! We are committed to comprehensive patient care, high caliber research and innovative medical education for medical students, post-doctoral trainees and professional colleagues.
Post Doctoral Researcher to work on a recently developed human heart research project targeting the development of new patient-specific antiarrhythmic treatment and to pursue specialized research training, education and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor in the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology; plans, designs and executes experiments of considerable scope and complexity in the study of the role of cytoskeleton and signaling in the biogenesis and progression of heart disease and arrhythmia; collects and analyzes data for research sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH), as well as by other agencies; identifies and selects problems to be studied; develops and troubleshoots new experimental techniques and protocols; attends research seminars; contributes to manuscript preparation and supports technical writing; participates in preparation of grant applications for extramural funding.
Work in one of the country’s top health systems and receive a comprehensive compensation package including competitive pay, outstanding benefits including paid parental leave, medical, dental and vision, state retirement options, 100% employer paid tuition to OSU and access to University recreational/sports facilities and activities.
Doctoral degree in a biological or health sciences field or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; Experience in cardiovascular research, including lipid and metabolic disorders desired; experience in in cell signaling pathways and prior training in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology is strongly preferred; scientific publication record desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.
Qualified candidates should apply online to: www.medicalcenter.osu.edu/careers . Enter keyword or job ID# 446903
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.