Immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow position in the Dasarathy Laboratory in the Department of Inflammation and Immunity at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute. Individuals with experience and knowledge of techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry, and with expertise in signaling pathways of are encouraged to apply.
Must be familiar with cultivation of multiple cell lines, Western blotting, and RNA based methods including quantitative PCR, lenti- retro- and adenoviral systems of shRNA delivery, expression of exogenous proteins, and the Casp9/Crispr system. Experience in murine myoblast isolation and analysis is an advantage. In addition, experience in isotope tracer methodologies would be beneficial. Excellent writing skills are essential. The successful candidate will be expected to design, implement and manage research projects addressing insulin secretion and nutrient regulation in obesity and diabetes. The appointee will be expected to take advantage of this career opportunity to develop skills in manuscript publication and grantsmanship.
Ph.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: Srinivasan Dasarathy, MD; Department of Inflammation & Immunity; Lerner Research Institute / NC22; Cleveland Clinic; 9500 Euclid Avenue; Cleveland, Ohio 44195. (216) 6360096; email@example.com.