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As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.
The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine is recruiting a full time Research Scientist to work in the lab of Jane Yu, PhD. This individual will participate in the development and design of research projects, protocols and experiments on various topics.
Dr. Yu leads a research laboratory focusing on the investigation of the role of tumor suppressor proteins tuberin (TSC2) and hamartin (TSC1) in steroid action, cell survival, cellular metabolism, tumorigenesis and metastasis, and signaling transduction pathways. Her laboratory also develops animal models to test the efficacy of FDA approved drugs on the progression and metastasis of mTORC1 hyperactive cells, lung inflammation and injury. Current studies include determining the role of estrogen in the progression of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a female predominant rare lung disease, from the alteration of signaling pathways, to the integrity of alveolar epithelium and microenvironment in the lung, and to the pulmonary functions.Essential Functions
PhD and/or MD required.Required Experience
Additional related work experience may be required depending on field or discipline.Physical Requirements/Work Environment
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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