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Sensory Neuroscientist Tenure-Track Research Faculty Position

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3 July 2024

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Cincinnati Children’s

Cincinnati, Ohio

The Department of Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children’s has an excellent opportunity for a basic neuroscientist with a focus on pain research for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant or associate professor.

We are seeking candidates to establish a major research program examining the development of pain processing, pharmacology, pathophysiology or other aspects of somatosensation or pain and its treatment across the lifespan. Candidates with expertise in central pain/somatosensory circuits, itch processing, or visceral pain are especially encouraged to apply. Ideally, the candidate will be using cutting-edge technologies that complement the strong basic neuroscience portfolio in Anesthesia and the growing pain research community at Cincinnati Children’s and the closely adjacent University of Cincinnati.

Due to the incredible collaborative environment at Cincinnati Children’s, the applicant would also have the opportunity to form close working relationships with several other divisions and centers including Allergy and Immunology, Gastroenterology, Developmental Biology, Neurology, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Rheumatology, Surgery, the Pediatric Pain Research Center (PPRC) and Neurosurgery to name a few. Additional information on the more than 40 basic neuroscience labs at Cincinnati Children’s and UC can be found on the Neuroscience Research Center site.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is one of the premier pediatric institutions in the country, ranked #1 in a recent nationwide survey. The Children’s Hospital Research Foundation ranks second in NIH research funding among pediatric institutions and boasts a major recent expansion in research activity with the addition of a new, state-of-the-art research facility that complements existing structures. Visit here for more information.

Through support from the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, this position will provide a generous startup and remuneration package.

Qualifications, required

  • PhD or medical degree (MD/DO) or their equivalent in a related scientific or research field.
  • Three years’ related experience in research field research, and/or laboratory environment and assisting with the preparation of data for presentation at scientific meetings.
  • Assistant professor appointment or eligibility.

Qualifications, preferred

Medical Board certification if applicable

Interested candidates should submit a CV, 2-page summary of past research accomplishments and future goals, and the names and contact information for three references. Click here to apply.

Cincinnati Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).



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