Cleveland Clinic Department of Inflammation and Immunity, Postdoctoral Fellow
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Cleveland Clinic in the laboratory of Dr. Fail Cresci in the Department of Inflammation and Immunity at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute. Individuals with experience and interest in studying ethanol induced gut microbiome alterations and intestinal inflammation and immune function are encouraged to apply.
A highly motivated candidate will join a productive research team to participate in NIH and industry funded projects focusing on the roles of altered intestinal microbiome and metabolome during ethanol exposure on intestinal pathology and gut-brain axis. Candidates should have a recent PhD in cell biology, immunology, biochemistry, nutrition, or a related discipline and experience in signal transduction and cell biology. Ideal candidates should have a publication record demonstrating hands-on microbiology, neurosciences/behavior, molecular biology, and cell biology expertise.
The candidate should furthermore be familiar with flow cytometry, and experience in at least one of the following is desired: Western blotting, and RNA based methods including quantitative PCR and reporter assays, immunohistochemistry, and mouse models of gut inflammation. Excellent communication skills in English are essential. The appointee will be expected to take advantage of this career opportunity to develop skills in manuscript publication and grantsmanship.
A recent (or close to obtaining) Ph.D. or M.D. with relevant laboratory experience is required. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required. Send cover letter and CV and contact information for 3 references to: Dr. Fail Cresci; Department of Inflammation and Immunity; Lerner Research Institute/ NB20; Cleveland Clinic; 9500 Euclid Avenue; Cleveland, Ohio 44195. (216) 445-0874; E-mail: email@example.com