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Gene Therapy Professor, Pulmonary Medicine

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 6, 2023

The Divisions of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Human Genetics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are recruiting a mid or senior level basic science investigator in Cystic Fibrosis gene therapy.

The applicant may be a PhD or MD with a track record in research directed to advancing human gene therapy. Candidates must have a strong record of publication in high impact journals, and a history of extramural funding from federal sources or national foundations. In addition to strong research capability, the applicant should show evidence of productive collaborative efforts across disciplines and a vision for a CF gene therapy innovation that translates into human clinical trials.

The Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Division is one of the largest and consistently highly ranked pediatric respiratory disease programs in the US, with more than 30,000 patient visits per year. The pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center is a leader clinically and in research and works closely with the Cincinnati Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center located in the adjacent UC Health Care system. Cystic Fibrosis research is supported by an NIH Core Center Grant, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Research Development Program and Therapeutics Development Network grants. Our team of CF-oriented scientists and physicians work collaboratively to conduct innovative laboratory and clinical research. Current projects investigate disease mechanisms, novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, the outcomes of treatments, and improvement of health care systems. We train the next generation of clinical care providers and investigators to be future leaders.

The Division of Human Genetics at Cincinnati Children's is dedicated to uncovering genetic connections to diseases, enhancing the comprehension of fundamental biological processes, and delivering superior care. The overarching objective is to advance pediatric health by incorporating genomics into medical care, paving the way for improved diagnostics, therapeutics, and disease prevention. The Division of Human Genetics completes over 6,500 outpatient encounters each year, providing services at four Cincinnati Children’s based sites and three additional genetic counselor contracted sites. The Clinical Diagnostic and Molecular Pathology Laboratories in Human Genetics are used by clinicians around the world and clinical trial partnerships also enable the physicians to participate in gene therapy trials for rare diseases.

Cincinnati Children's placed #2 in the nation among Honor Roll Hospitals in 2022-2023 U.S. News and World Reports Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, and its research program are supported by more than $300 million of extramural funding, reflecting a breadth of highly productive basic science and translational research programs.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter to: Raouf S. Amin, MD, Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics C/O Nathan Gohlke, Physician and Faculty Recruitment

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).




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