Post Doctoral Fellow, Clinical Bioinformatics

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Job posting number: #7105200

Posted: July 13, 2022

Job Description

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”



With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.



Job Overview
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. A full time Research Post Doc Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Shesh N. Rai, PhD, in the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.



A full time Post Doctoral Fellow staff position is available in the laboratory of Shesh N. Rai, PhD and Director of the Cancer Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource (Cancer BBSR) in the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences and at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.



Duties include assisting the Principal Investigator in bioinformatics research. This position will conduct research and/or analyze research data and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Cincinnati. Position is a temporary appointment as a research trainee.

Essential Functions
Conduct research experiments in bioinformatics within the pre-determined research scope and methodology.
Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentation; may assist in grant writing.
Keep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertise.
Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
May teach techniques to others, train, and mentor junior research staff.
Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities.
Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as well.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
Doctoral Degree in bioinformatics/biostatistics, or the recognized terminal degree, or the equivalent foreign equivalent.

Additional Qualifications Considered
Interest and/or experience in collaborative research in the areas of biostatistics and bioinformatics.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Not Required


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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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