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Pulmonary Medicine – Assistant Professor, Sleep Research

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio
Benefits, retirement, relocation, tuition remission at the University of Cincinnati
Closing date
May 29, 2023

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The division of Pulmonary Medicine is seeking an independent, tenure-track faculty member in basic science of Sleep Medicine with a focus on circadian biology and its modifiers such as genetics of sleep disorders and hypoxia. The candidate may hold an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD and will be recruited into the faculty investigator track with a large percentage of the effort dedicated to research. The new faculty will be joining a vibrant, collaborative, and rapidly expanding research environment in Sleep Medicine with clinical and basic science leadership provided by Raouf Amin, MD, Director of the Division of Pulmonary Medicine and John Hogenesch, PhD, of the Division of Human Genetics, who has a long track record of high-impact, novel discoveries in circadian biology.  The successful applicant will be a highly creative scientist who will develop a cutting-edge research program that will complement existing research strengths in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. A competitive start-up package and laboratory space will be provided.


Required Education/Experience:


    • PhD degree in a related scientific or technical discipline or MD/DO degree with relevant research fellowship


    • Demonstrated record of scholarly excellence as illustrated by research productivity and impactful scholarly publications


    • Appointment or eligibility to be appointed at the level of Assistant Professor


Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is a leading medical research and teaching hospital, consistently ranking among the top 5 pediatric hospitals in the nation, according to the 2022-2023 US News & World Report. We are one of the world's largest centers devoted to pediatric medical research. We provide more than 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space to investigators working to improve child health. Our new Clinical Sciences Pavilion at Cincinnati Children's offers 445,000 square feet of space for expanded laboratories, an imaging center and supporting infrastructure. Ranked No. 4 in the U.S. News & World Report's latest rankings for Pulmonary Care among children's hospitals, the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) features specialized centers for cystic fibrosis, asthma, sleep disorders and rare lung diseases. The Sleep Center has 15 board certified pediatric sleep physicians with diverse background.


Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).  We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, as well as assistance in moving to one of America's most livable cities. Cincinnati is a friendly, pleasant, affordable city with a great quality of life, including many musical and theatrical programs, professional sports and nearby recreational opportunities.


Interested candidates are encouraged to submit CV and cover letter to:


Raouf S. Amin, MD, Director, Professor


Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

c/o Nathan Gohlke, Senior Physician and Faculty Recruiter


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