Research Education and Training Programs
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Why Choose Cincinnati Children's for Research Training?

As a national leader in advancing fundamental science and medicine and as the largest pediatric research program in the Midwest, the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation provides exciting training opportunities with both well-established scientists and up-and-coming faculty. 

Postdoctoral fellows at Cincinnati Children’s continue their training and development by teaming with world-class faculty mentors in more than 30 divisions working in more than 1 million square feet of state-of-the-art research space.

> Learn more about our top research breakthroughs.

Our Research Foundation

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

Cincinnati Children’s provides a broad range of cutting-edge research opportunities integrating basic research with translational research into disorders and diseases in children including:

Fundamental mechanisms of development Neurobiology 
Biomedical Informatics and Quantitative Analysis Organogenesis
Infectious disease and vaccine development Imaging research
Drug development and structural biology Stem cell biology
Gene therapy and human genetics Reproductive biology
Cell signaling and cancer biology Immunology and allergy research

 > Learn more about our current postdoctoral research openings.

Resources for Postdoctoral Fellows

In addition to the standard postdoctoral fellow benefits, new postdoctoral fellows from outside the greater Cincinnati area (more than 50 miles from the medical center) qualify for a $1,750 reimbursement to help defray moving expenses.

Huff Realty is also able to provide support for our postdoctoral fellows to find housing in the Cincinnati area.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Since 2009, the National Postdoctoral Association has sponsored National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to U.S. research and discovery. Institutions from across the country and other parts of the world participate by holding special events. In 2010, NPAW was officially recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives and is celebrated every September. In 2020, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine will host a week-long series of events (see attached pdf file for schedule) to show appreciation to our postdoctoral research fellows. During the week, we will provide several seminars and activities focused on career development, networking, and preparing for a job search, as well as free lunch! Thank you, postdocs, for all that you do for Cincinnati Children’s and UC.

Diversity at Cincinnati Children's

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Events

We are committed to the development of postdoctoral fellows by providing mentoring, support and events designed to help further your career. Learn More About The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

International Students

We employ more than 135 postdoctoral fellows and more than 120 research associates from all over the world. Learn More About Opportunities For International Students

Contact Us

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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039 

Phone: 513-636-9281