Postdoctoral Fellow - J. Mark Brown Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7088535 (Ref:17612230368)

Posted: November 8, 2021

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.

Principal Investigator: J. Mark Brown, Ph.D.

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences

Lab Research Topics:


  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation.
  • Perform collaborative research on diet-microbe-host interactions.
  • Research Studies in Metaorganismal Endocrinology and Diet and Gene interactions progression of Alcohol and non-alcoholic Liver Disease.
  • Submit applications for postdoctoral fellowship awards and submit abstracts to attend international conferences.
  • Work towards advancing your own career goals.


  • 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:

  • Self motivated with strong laboratory and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Experience with Rodent models of cardiometabolic or liver disease
  • Strong track record of relevant publications

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV
  • References list

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Microbiome, Metabolism, Nutrition, Diet, Endocrinology, Lipid, Obesity, Diabetes, Liver, Disease, Cardiovascular, Cancer, Metaorganismal

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