Postdoctoral Fellow – Robert A. Koeth Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7107844 (Ref.No. ccf16435584)
Posted: August 8, 2022
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.

I am looking for a post doc with mouse experience, that has worked in an area of arrhythmogenesis and/or gut microbiota studies, and has molecular biology/biochemistry experience. This position would require an individual that is independent and willing to adapt/grow with the project.

Principal Investigator: Robert A. Koeth MD, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences 

Lab Research Topics:

  • Arrhythmias 
  • Molecular biology and biochemistry 
  • Mouse studies 
  • Gut microbiome
  • Ion channels
  • For more information about the lab’s research, please contact Robert Koeth at [email protected]

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Driving forward the aims of a project 
  • Performing and executing experiments
  • Generating manuscripts 


  • 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:

  • Experience working with mice
  • Mass spectrometry experience 
  • Molecular biology/biochemistry experience 
  • Microbiology experience 

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Robert Koeth at [email protected]

  • CV
  • NIH biosketch
  • Research statement
  • References

Keywords: Postdoc, Post doc, Research, LRI, Arrhythmogenesis, Atrial fibrillation, Ventricular tachycardia, Cardiology, Gut microbiome, Gut flora, Microbiology, NLRP3, Inflammasome, Ion channel, Patch clamp, Mass spectrometry, TMAO

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