Postdoctoral Fellow - Abhishek Chakraborty Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7089662 (Ref.No. 18722236272)
Posted: November 24, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Highly motivated individuals with a PhD or MD/PhD in relevant area are encouraged to apply. This training position, under the direct supervision of a Cleveland Clinic Principal Investigator will provide practical training and experience in a research setting. This position is appointed through the Lerner Research Institute. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to research, a collaborative work ethic and strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This program is expected to be completed within 5 years.

Principal Investigator: Abhishek Chakraborty, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cancer Biology

Lab Research Topics:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Perform experiments and make new discoveries
  • Present data - manuscripts and conferences
  • Procure independent funding to support research
  • Train junior personnel


  • PhD or MD/PhD required
  • MD with relevant laboratory experience may substitute for PhD


  • English Proficiency proof required for candidates arriving on J-1, J-2, or F1 + OPT visa status

Work Experience:

  • Previous experience in a research or academic setting.  Graduate student experience meets this requirement.
  • Scientific writing experience

Additional Preferred Qualities:

  • Collegial, excellent team player
  • Good language and communication skills
  • Hard-working ethic
  • Self-motivated and Passionate Researchers
  • Curiosity-driven Scientist

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV or NIH-formal Biosketch
  • Statement of Research Accomplishments (1 page)
  • Names of 3 References

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Postdoctoral, Research Fellow, Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute, Dioxygenases, Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition, Cancer Stem Cells, single-cell analysis, Proteomics, organoids, mouse models, CRISPR/Cas9

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