Postdoctoral Fellow - Michelle Longworth Lab
- Cleveland Clinic
- Location: Cleveland, OH
- Job Number: 7090855 (Ref #: 20187688656)
- Posting Date: Dec 20, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Immediate opening for a funded Postdoctoral Fellow position in the Longworth Laboratory in the Department of Inflammation and Immunity at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute. Candidate will be named a Lisa Dean Moseley fellow. Candidate will be expected to design, implement and manage research projects focused on newly discovered mechanisms that lead to the development of microcephaly in the fruitfly, Drosophila melanogaster. Individuals with experience and knowledge of techniques in neurodevelopment, molecular biology, Drosophila genetics, and biochemistry are encouraged to apply. Previous experience with organoid-based systems is desired, but not required. Candidate must also be familiar with Western blotting, qRT-PCR, immunofluorescence assays, and various cloning techniques. Additional responsibilities include presenting research at institutional, national and international meetings, writing manuscripts, and contributing to the writing of grant applications.
Principal Investigator: Michelle Longworth PhD
Lerner Research Institute Department: Inflammation and Immunity
Lab Research Topics:
- DNA organization
- Stem cell
- For more information about the lab’s research, please visit: http://longworthlab.com or contact Dr. Longworth at [email protected]
- 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
- Previous experience in a research or academic setting. Graduate student experience meets this requirement.
- Scientific writing 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 Michelle Longworth at [email protected].
- Cover letter explaining research interests
- Contact info for 3 references
Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI
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