Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Faculty Opportunity (130023)
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 130023
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in areas of study related to the pathogenesis of the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Candidates whose research has the potential to bridge basic science discoveries with the broader translational and clinical communities at CCHMC and the University of Cincinnati Health System will receive special consideration.
As a top pediatric research medical center, CCHMC offers a unique environment enabling the integration of basic and clinical research aiming to address critical questions in pediatric digestive diseases; long-term investment in studies to advance our understanding of pathogenesis and treatment for the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases is a key component of these efforts. The interdisciplinary faculty with a focus on IBD are a highly collaborative group of researchers who strive to advance our understanding of IBD mechanisms through innovative research and collaborations with others, including members of the NIDDK-supported Digestive Health Center, and the Center for Stem Cell & Organoid Medicine (CuSTOM).
CCHMC is an exceptional place for growth and development of young investigators and provides very competitive resources. Faculty have access to state-of-the-art subsidized core facilities, intramural funding opportunities, high-quality graduate and MD/PhD programs, and training programs for postdoctoral and clinical fellows.
Interested candidates should send a statement of research goals and interests, along with their CV and contact information for three professional references.
Applications must be submitted by June 1, 2022. Faculty appointments are with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (UCCOM).
CCHMC and UCCOM are Equal Opportunity Employers.
CCHMC SALARY GRADE:
POSITION TITLE: Associate Professor - Research DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Varies TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To conduct research both independently and collaboratively. To participate in teaching; training; scholarly activities and/or service/administration. Responsible for initiating; soliciting; and coordinating new well-designed research projects that have potential for external funding. May participate in activities to plan; direct; implement; coordinate and improve services and technical operations within the research activities of the organization. To work with Scientific Directors and colleagues to maximize the function of the organization's scientists and clinician-scientists. To provide; communicate and implement strategic; operational and programmatic plans and policies to achieve the mission; vision and values of Cincinnati Children's.
Research, Teaching and/or Training: Conduct research both independently and collaboratively that is often dependent upon or associated with other ongoing research projects, or is service related. Ensure that all research functions operate at the highest level of quality, while maintaining fiscal soundness. May contributes toward a major research or teaching training program(s). Participate in mentoring graduate students, post-doctoral and research fellows, residents, and students to be involved in functions related to the research mission. Demonstrate advancing contributions to research and teaching including: recognition as a teacher, role model and mentor internally; may lead research, teaching, training program; outside recognition of research or teaching as demonstrated by local and/or regional; contributes toward the development and direction of research and/or educational program at the division, department or system level. Recognized within the department as a role model in mentoring students and trainees. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars. Enhance professional knowledge by attending seminars and professional meetings. Implement knowledge into research.
Service and/or Administration: Participates in program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by one of the following: make contributes to the development of a research or educational programs or take a role in the direction of a research area or division; or provide consultation on a specific program development; or participates in performance improvement programs or on divisional, departmental, or research committees (i.e., IRB); participates in local or regional research/scientific affairs through membership in societies or specialty governing boards. May take a role in the development of departmental policies, procedures and standards. Promote interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Assist in the development and implementation of long and short term goals and objectives and ensures that they are appropriate to the Division. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers. Coordinate, evaluate and manage annual fiscal operating and equipment budgets. Conduct fiscal analysis and monitor fiscal utilization of scope of services.
Scholarly Activity: Participates in scholarly activities. Responsible for initiating, soliciting, and coordinating new well-designed research projects that have potential for external funding. Present experimental results at scientific meetings. Applies advanced training in research methods to design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. Collaborate and write major grant proposals that will result in substantial extramural support. Seek and receive sustained and substantial support from local, regional and/or national sources such as the NIH and NSF either as principal investigator or as a co-investigator. Participate in collaborative research projects through interactions with researchers as well as individuals from other divisions/departments. Publish results of your research via independent and collaborative writings. Propose research and manage the development, implementation and assessment of long and short term goals and objectives. Maintain Quality Control programs; ensure that Quality Control Checks are conducted and records are maintained on each procedure. Define and review performance criteria for quality control, proficiency testing and reporting of test results. Assure that corrective action is taken and documented on all unaccepted control and proficiency testing results
Qualified candidates must have a PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree in biomedical sciences.
Candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor are expected to have completed postdoctoral training as evident by an outstanding record of publications and a research program with strong potential for obtaining extramural grant funding.
Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor should have an established track record of excellence and sustained, extramurally-funded independent and collaborative research.
All candidates should have strong communication skills and leadership in developing research programs, collaborations, and new initiatives to help lead the IBD program to international prominence.
Interpersonal Communication Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Diversity Capable of relating to diverse age and demographic backgrounds.
Analytical Ability Analytical ability required to evaluate data, and make judgments with regard to medical/surgical, and clinical research material.
Organization/Prioritization Possess organization and prioritization abilities.
Methodology Knowledge of research methodology, practice specialty, growth and development, family centered care, pathophysiology and/or pharmacology.
Professionalism Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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