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Faculty position at Cincinnati Children's and University of Cincinnati

From: Dong, Min <Min.Dong>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:31:20 +0000

Assistant Professor, Research in Patient Services
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The newly formed Research in Patient Services (RPS) department at Cincinnat=
i Children's Hospital Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-trac=
k faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor to develop clinical =
and translational research in pharmaceutical sciences in collaboration with=
 members of RPS, Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacology, and scientists and resear=
chers in other areas within Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, =
the James Winkle College of Pharmacy, the University of Cincinnati Academic=
 Health Center, the broader Cincinnati community, and other centers across =
the nation.

Our intent is to recruit a scientist who can develop and lead an independen=
t and externally funded translational research program focused on pharmacog=
enetics/genomics and provide scientific and professional leadership and sup=
port for pharmaceutical studies within the department of RPS. RPS is a mult=
idisciplinary department affiliated with the clinical areas of Pharmacy, Co=
mmunication Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, and Occupational Therapy/Physical=
 Therapy at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. With a focus on =
improving the quality of health care for children, as well as the effective=
ness of the care we administer, faculty in RPS will engage in research that=
 is designed to improve outcomes for children and families.

The emphasis of the position is to conduct research both independently and =
collaboratively or associated with other ongoing research projects in pharm=
acogenetics/genomics. It is expected that the successful candidate seek to =
receive sustained support from local, regional and/or national sources such=
 as the NIH and NSF either as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator. A=
ssist with the translation of scientific knowledge to clinical care that is=
 evidence-based and can be implemented clinically. Support research endeav=
ors within the department of Research in Patient Services. Develop protocol=
s for prospective pharmacogenetics/genomics testing and coordinate the impl=
ementation of such protocols with outside support. Act as a liaison betwee=
n the Genetic Pharmacology Service and Research in Patient Services to faci=
litate development new drug-gene panels. Participate in the development of =
a clinical system for the reporting of pharmacogenetics/genomics test resul=
ts into the electronic medical record.

Candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, or a Doctor of Philosophy=
 degree in a related scientific or research field. The candidate must also =
have at least three years of related experience in clinical or translationa=
l research in pharmacology or a pharmaceutical sciences area, as well as a =
publication record and experience with the presentation of study results at=
 scientific meetings. Compensation and academic rank will be commensurate w=
ith qualifications of the applicant. This person will be an employee of Cin=
cinnati Children's with a faculty affiliation with the University of Cincin=

Ideal candidates will have training and expertise in pharmacology, pharmaco=
genetics/genomics, and/or pharmaceutical sciences, especially in the pediat=
ric population.

To Apply

Interested applicants may submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest and=
 contact information for three references to Dr. Alexander Vinks, Chair, Re=
search in Patient Services Search Committee, at sander.vinks
3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC-6018, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equa=
l Opportunity Institution. We are committed to increasing the diversity of=
 the Cincinnati Children's community. Candidates who can contribute to that=
 goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experience=
s in this area.

Holly Ward
Senior Administrative Assistant to
Alexander A. Vinks, PharmD, PhD, FCP
Professor, Pediatrics & Pharmacology
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Scientific Director, Pharmacy Research in Patient Services

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC-6018
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229

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Received on Thu Jan 22 2015 - 13:31:20 EST

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