DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Varies
COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS: Varies
TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0
PURPOSE OF POSITION: The primary focus of this faculty position will be to direct the rapidly expanding Metabolomics Core in the Clinical Mass Spectrometry Facility of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The successful candidate will develop research centered on metabolomics/lipidomics and have responsibility for running this Core program at CCHMC by providing the necessary advice and support to other researchers seeking advanced mass spectrometry analysis in their research, evaluating projects, and by facilitating applications for extramural funding. The position will enhance our ability to provide expertise in the biomedical application of mass spectrometry, specifically in the growing area of metabolomics and lipidomics, biomarker discovery, data acquisition and data reduction with focus on mass spectrometry-based bioinformatics and biostatistics and metabolic pathway mapping to better understand the physiology and pathophysiology of metabolism. Key will be establishing at CCHMC a stable isotope-resolved metabolomics (SIRM) program to enable tracing of metabolism pathways and metabolic fluxes in vivo and in vitro in human, animal, organoid and cell systems.
Research, Teaching and/or Training: Conduct research both independently and collaboratively that is often dependent upon or associated with other ongoing research projects, or is service related. Ensure that all research functions operate at the highest level of quality, while maintaining fiscal soundness. Participate in collaborative research projects through interactions with researchers as well as individuals from other divisions/departments. Participate in mentoring graduate students, post-doctoral and research fellows, residents, and students to be involved in functions related to the research mission. Contributes to research and teaching including: serving as a teacher, role model and mentor internally; participate in the development and direction of research and/or educational program at the division, department or system level. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars. Enhance professional knowledge by attending seminars and professional meetings. Implement knowledge into research.
Service and/or Administration: Lead the integration of existing programs and development & growth of a major initiative of the assigned department and/or program. Lead program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by contributions including: leadership role in the development of innovative programs for research and/or patient care of educational purposes; significant leadership role in the direction of an academic division; leadership role in the medical center or university; leadership role in regional & national professional societies, program committees and governing boards. Lead the development of departmental policies, procedures & standards. Serve as a role model of effective interpersonal & intrapersonal relationships & encourage team concepts. Develop & guide the implementation of long & short term goals & objectives & ensure that they are aligned to the Division & medical center strategic objectives. Serve in a leadership role in the Institute or medical center. Participate as a member of the leadership team in developing consensus in the various programs, approaches, issues & new initiatives within the Department.
Scholarly Activity: Demonstrates on-going commitment to and participates in scholarly activities at an advanced level as evidenced by: publication of original research investigation, educational research, clinical observations, reviews, chapters or books; leadership role in research trials, and/or research investigations; membership on editorial boards or editorship of textbooks or journals. Applies advanced training in research methods to design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. Develop research programs in area of clinical specialty. Demonstrate effectiveness in securing grant funding of research initiatives and programs mentors and assist other faculty in grantsmanship. Develop and growth of new externally funded research initiatives. Develop a program that receives extramural support in the form of major grants from the National Institutes of Health or other sources.
PhD degree in a related scientific or research field
Three years related experience in research field research and/or Lab experience assisting with the preparation of data for presentation at scientific meetings
Assistant Professor appointment or eligibility required
Interpersonal Communication Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Diversity Capable of relating to diverse age and demographic backgrounds.
Analytical Ability Analytical ability required to evaluate data, and make judgments with regard to medical/surgical, and clinical research material.
Organization/Prioritization Possess organization and prioritization abilities.
Methodology Knowledge of research methodology, practice specialty, growth and development, family centered care, pathophysiology and/or pharmacology.
Professionalism Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
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