Postdoctoral Fellow – Vidula Vachharajani Lab

    Postdoctoral Fellow – Bioinformatics Jobs

    Website Cleveland Clinic

    Category Bioinformatics Jobs
    req # 169474
    Location Cleveland, Ohio
    Facilities Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
    Professional Area Research and Data
    Department N/AJobcode X1004
    Schedule Full Time
    Shift Variable
    Date Posted 01-05-2022
    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.

    The laboratory focus is sepsis and septic shock. Using animal and cell models of sepsis, the fellow needs to be able to formulate new hypothesis, test them and come to a meaningful conclusion.

    Principal Investigator: Vidula Vachharajani MD

    Lerner Research Institute Department: Inflammation and Immunity

    Lab Research Topics:

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
    • Plan and carry out mouse experiments
    • Perform molecular biology experiments
    • Data analysis from biological and genomic experiments
    • Write protocols, amendments and publications


    • 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:

    • Write procedure details and update the lab SOPs
    • Supervise technicians and graduate students

    Personal Protective Equipment:

    • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

    Preferred Application Materials:

    All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Vidula Vachharajani at

    • CV
    • Research statement
    • Reference list

    Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Post-doctoral fellowship, Sepsis Research,

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