Postdoctoral Fellow

A full-time NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow position is available in Gao Lab at University of Cincinnati. Research in Gao lab focuses on understanding the functional impact of RNA metabolism in cardiometabolic disease progression. We are interested in dissecting the role of RNA binding proteins in cardiometabolic disorder and identifying novel RNA binding proteins in the heart. The Gao lab utilizes a variety of sequencing approaches to dissect the dynamics of RNA metabolism in cardiovascular diseases, including Ribo-seq, BRIC-Seq, CLIP-Seq and single-cell sequencing. Candidates with the following background are encouraged to apply: cardiovascular physiology, RNA biology, molecular biology and genetically modified mouse models. Candidates should have a Ph.D or MD/PhD degree within the past two years. Applicants should submit CV, Cover Letter and contact information of three references to [email protected]

Graduate Student

The Gao lab is dedicated to providing the next generation scientists a strong and inclusive educational and research environment. We welcome both master students and PhD students to be involved in our research.
Future students are encouraged to apply through one of the following educational programs:

Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Pharmacology: https://med.uc.edu/education/pharm-phd/home

Pathobiology & Molecular Medicine: https://med.uc.edu/depart/pathology/phd-graduate-program
Current students seeking for rotation opportunities should directly contact [email protected]

Research Assistant/Sr. Research Assistant

A full-time research assistant position is immediately available in Gao Lab at University of Cincinnati. We are seeking individuals who could provide technical support of basic lab duties. The prime duties of this position include mouse colony management as well as basic biochemistry/molecular biology experiments. Individuals with mouse handling experience, molecular biology and biochemistry background/research experiences are preferred. The final hiring position will be based on the individual work experience. Potential candidates should send their CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Why UC?

University of Cincinnati 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 level
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services

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