Pulmonary Biology & the Perinatal Institute are nationally/internationally recognized for research & clinical excellence advancing newborn health. The Perinatal Institute, comprising the Divisions of Pulmonary Biology and Neonatology, is a highly collaborative research and clinical network linking the research, clinical and education activities in Pulmonary Biology, Neonatology and the Fetal Care Center, to accelerate transformative discoveries and improvements to newborn health. The Division of Pulmonary Biology is one of the largest lung research centers in the world comprised of 21 primary faculty at the forefront of basic and translational pulmonary science. Together they are transforming our understanding of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of lung development, homeostasis, disease, and repair, with the goal of enabling new therapeutic approaches to improve pulmonary health. The faculty have strengths in Immunology, cell and developmental biology, single cell genomics, bioinformatics and stem cell research, and are active participants in graduate & post graduate education & in multiple collaborative research programs and consortia including T32, P01, U01, P30, R01 and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awards.
The Director will provide strategic vision and leadership for the Division of Pulmonary Biology and in partnership with other co-leaders of the Perinatal Institute help manage, grow and execute the clinical, research and education missions. Career advancement opportunities include Institute Leadership and other Leadership roles within the Research Foundation. The timeline for this career progression will depend on various considerations including the depth and breadth of the candidates experience, and achievement of strategic and programmatic goals and objectives.
Qualifications: PhD, MD or MD/PhD at the Full or Associate Professor level
Should be internationally recognized leaders in pulmonary research, with a commitment to accelerating the translation of pulmonary and perinatal science to improve pediatric health. They should have experience building innovative research programs, recruiting, retaining, and mentoring a diverse group of top faculty and trainees. Successful candidates will have a proven ability to establish and foster collaborative interactions between diverse scientists, clinicians, educators and administrators to build & manage research programs, research infrastructure and academic training programs in partnership with other Divisions, Centers and Institutes within Cincinnati Children’s.
Confidential inquiries or nominations, should be addressed to: Drs. Rashmi.Hegde@cchmc.org or Aaron.Zorn@cchmc.org, co-chairs of the search committee.
Apply to the position thru Cincinnati Children’s Career at: https://jobs.cincinnatichildrens.org/ enter Requisition# 133135 in the box provided. Attach a letter on interest outlining your vision for research, education and diversity, along with a CV.
Cincinnati Children’s is one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the country and is consistently ranked among the top three nationally. With one of the largest pediatric research foundations in the nation, Cincinnati Children’s has close to 3 million sq ft of research space and receives over $250 million in extramural funding annually. Cincinnati Children’s continues to invest in state-of-the-art enabling infrastructure including a Pulmonary Imaging Center, Nikon Center of Excellence imaging core, single cell genomics facility, human pluripotent stem cell facility, CRISPR genome editing, high-throughput DNA analysis, biomedical informatics, biobank and much more. Cincinnati Children’s is renowned for its highly collaborative environment that transcends divisional and departmental boundaries accelerating our shared research, education, and clinical mission of improving child health. https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/about
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