Dr. Sarah Keim, Principal Investigator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, has several new research positions opening in her lab between now and mid-summer.  If you know bright, motivated individuals at your institution (recent undergrad degree through recent PhD) looking for a great next opportunity in research, could you please forward these opportunities?  Interested candidates can email Kelly.boone@nationwidechildrens.org directly, sending a CV and cover letter indicating which position(s) is of interest, and we will follow-up with more details.

Thank you!

-Staff Scientist or Senior Research Associate – Biostatistics or Epidemiology (Master’s or PhD)

Design and conduct statistical analyses and report findings in the form of manuscripts and abstracts in support of a pediatric clinical trial and an NIH-funded study involving complex modeling of the physical growth of children. Experience with statistical models appropriate for evaluating treatment effects in RCTs required, experience with growth curve analysis a plus. This position is particularly well-suited to someone who wants to get some more analysis and publication experience for a year or so before going back to school or on the way to seeking a permanent academic position.

-Research Coordinator

Coordinator for a 5-year NIH-funded, longitudinal study of mealtimes, parent-child interaction, growth and development across the toddler to preschool period. An earned Master’s degree in a field related to child health and development and/or equivalent combination of experience and education is required plus experience with complex observational research procedures and comfort working with young children and diverse families. Position to be filled ASAP.

-Research Associate or Assistant – full or part-time potential

Full and part time Research Associates and Assistants needed for a 5-year NIH-funded, longitudinal study of mealtimes, parent-child interaction, growth and development across the toddler to preschool period. Positions involve conducting research visits in homes and in hospital setting, often in evenings and weekends. Must have experience and comfort working with young children and diverse families, experience with child developmental and behavioral testing/observation a plus.

Research Associate or Assistant

Research Associate or Assistant for a March of Dimes-funded study of maternal substance use during pregnancy and preschool developmental and behavioral outcomes. Must have experience and comfort working with young children and diverse families, experience with child developmental and behavioral testing/observation a plus. Position to be filled ASAP.

Why come to Nationwide Children’s Hospital?  Why move to Columbus OH, of all places?

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the fastest growing children’s hospitals in the U.S. and the largest based on patient volume.  We have 12 multi-disciplinary Research Centers and rank in the top 10 for NIH funding among our peers. Our research is built on strong collaborative ties with The Ohio State University.  Columbus is now one of the hot cities for young professionals looking for great career growth and excellent quality of life with a low cost of living.  Learn more about Columbus, OH from Why All the Cool Kids Love Columbus, Ohio, Best Cities for Millennials, and BuzzFeed!  The most recent hires in my lab have been from New York, North Carolina, Colorado, and DC.

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