The Pain Research Center at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral candidate to join the laboratory of Dr. Christopher King in the Department of Anesthesia. The position will be geared to understanding the mechanisms and impact of pain in children and in emerging adults. CCHMC treats a large number of patients with a variety of pain conditions including migraine, musculoskeletal pain, post-operative pain and functional abdominal pain, in addition to other conditions associated with pain.
Candidates should be interested in working with children, adolescents, and young adults, and should be able to work in a highly collaborative open-lab environment with the faculty at the Pain Research Center including Drs. Robert Coghill and Marina Lopez-Sola. Candidates will be encouraged to develop independent lines of research while working with Dr. King’s projects. A number of training opportunities will be available including fMRI, sleep assessments, quantitative sensory testing, and stress.\
Requirements: Interested candidates should have received a doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, MD, DO, DMD, DDS, DVM) in related fields (e.g., neuroscience, clinical psychology) by the date of appointment and have experience in pain research. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, the candidate should email a single PDF containing a CV, a personal statement describing research interests and goals, and contact information for three references to Dr. King.
Contact: Christopher King, PhD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members. Here, researchers work collaboratively across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges we face today in improving child health. A strong network of research support services and facilities, along with institutional commitment to research, push our team of faculty, postdocs and support staff to explore the boundaries of what is possible, leading to significant breakthroughs. We are driven by our mission to improve child health and transform the delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.
Postdoctoral research fellows at Cincinnati Children’s are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our institution’s strong programming for postdocs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. Mentoring, support for international students and an emphasis on crafting high-quality grant proposals are only a few of the features that set our program apart. Cincinnati Children’s is a respected part of the broader, and very vibrant, Cincinnati community. With a thriving arts scene, numerous festivals celebrating music and food, a passionate fan following for our college and professional sports teams, and a variety of opportunities for outdoor activities, our region is truly a great place to work and live.
Please visit our website for more information about Postdoctoral Research at CCHMC.
For further information about CCHMC, contact the postdoc recruiter Uma Sivaprasad, PhD.
Apply here and search for job (requisition) number 90270.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.