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IGM - Post Doctoral Scientist - Stottmann Lab Job in Columbus, Ohio US

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc
Columbus, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
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IGM - Post Doctoral Scientist - Stottmann Lab

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IGM - Post Doctoral Scientist - Stottmann Lab

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We're looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join our Research Group to study the genetic basis of congenital malformations of the brain and the craniofacial tissues. Projects are focused on characterizing novel genes and variants identified through human whole genome sequencing. We use sequencing analysis as well as a range of molecular embryological tools, including genome editing in animal models and in vitro studies. Candidates will be expected to develop a vigorous research program in close consultation with the PI. Applicants with multiple first-author publications and experience in mouse genetics, bioinformatics, molecular biology and/or embryology are preferred. Our Postdoctoral Scientists are given a unique training opportunity, with a focus on helping the candidate to establish their career as an independent investigator. This is an exciting opportunity for a recent PhD graduate or junior postdoc to develop their translational science and computational skills in a translational research setting, with opportunities to work on a diverse spectrum of projects which have a direct impact on pediatric patient care. Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be essential as the individual will work collaboratively with bioinformaticians, biologists, and clinicians on projects that lead to publications and presentations at professional meetings.


With guidance from a PI/mentor, design experiments and develops protocols required to conduct productive research in a specific scientific area. After the study has been designed, performs the research work in accordance with the protocol.
Helps to train and supervise technical support staff in performing specific techniques essential to carrying out the research program.
Records and analyzes data generated by the research study, and helps to plan future research endeavors.
Prepares scientific and technical papers from the results of the research work. Publishes papers in appropriate refereed scientific journals. Presents findings at local (particularly CRI research meetings) and national research forums.
If appropriate, collaborates with other ongoing research efforts either at CRI or at The Ohio State University.
This is considered a training position therefore the RI will allow a trainee 5 years to advance beyond the level of Post Doc.
Works toward research independence. Prepares to submit proposals to and obtain funding from external granting agencies.


PhD in Genetics, Molecular/Cell/ Developmental Biology, or related discipline
Necessary technical skills in the appropriate area of research
Must be a team player with good communication skills and an attention to detail

Minimum physical requirements:

100% Kneeling / reaching
100% Finger dexterity
100% Talking / hearing / seeing

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

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