Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Molecular and Cellular Basis of Hematopoesis

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
NIH payscales
June 21 2016
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Dr. Jose Cancelas' lab studies the molecular and cellular basis of hematopoiesis, with a focus on normal and pathological primary and iPSC-derived hematopoiesis (Nayak R et al., J. Clin. Invest, 2015; Chang KH et al., Nat. Comm., 2015; Chang KH et al., Cell Rep. 2014; Taniguchi-Ishikawa et al., Nat. Comm. 2013; Chang KH et al., Blood 2012; Sengupta A et al. Blood 2012; Cancelas JA et al., Transfusion 2015; Dumont LJ et al., Transfusion 2015; Dumont LJ et al., Transfusion 2015). We are looking for a postdoctoral research fellow with an interest in one or more of the following: signal transduction, hematopoietic stem cells, pluripotent stem cell based disease modeling in hematopoiesis, mouse cancer genetic models, inflammation in hematopoiesis and hierarchical organization of hematopoiesis in health and disease.

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Requirements: The applicant should have a doctoral degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Immunology, or related field, and a strong interest in blood/cancer research. The applicant should also be highly self-motivated and have a track record of publications (first-authored publications in respected journals). Applicants with experience in hematology, immunology, mouse genetics, flow cytometry, and/or bioinformatics analyses are a plus. 


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members. Here, researchers work collaboratively across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges we face today in improving child health. A strong network of research support services and facilities, along with institutional commitment to research, push our team of faculty, postdocs and support staff to explore the boundaries of what is possible, leading to significant breakthroughs. We are driven by our mission to improve child health and transform the delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.

Post-doctoral research fellows at Cincinnati Children’s are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our institution’s strong programming for post-docs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. Mentoring, support for international students and an emphasis on crafting high-quality grant proposals are only a few of the features that set our program apart. Cincinnati Children’s is a respected part of the broader, and very vibrant, Cincinnati community. With a thriving arts scene, numerous festivals celebrating music and food, a passionate fan following for our college and professional sports teams, and a variety of opportunities for outdoor activities, our region is truly a great place to work and live.

Please visit our website for more information about Postdoctoral Research at CCHMC and a monthly-updated listing of postdoctoral fellowship opportunities:

For further information, contact the CCHMC Postdoc recruiter: Uma Sivaprasad, Ph.D. –

To apply online go to: and search for job (requisition) number 83464.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution