Postdoctoral Fellow - Jaroslaw Maciejewski Lab

Cleveland Clinic

United States, OH

Job posting number: #7089313 (Ref:15660235328)

Posted: November 17, 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.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jarsoslaw Maciejewski within the Department of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute.  The areas of research include leukemia genetics, targeted drug discovery,  molecular and immune pathogenesis of myeloid leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes and bone marrow failure.  We are a highly productive laboratory and nationally  recognized clinical and research program  in these diseases  The ideal candidate should have a strong background in team science, creativity, problem solving, and a deep passion for their work and the scientific process.  We are looking for highly motivated aspiring young scientists  who want to launch their career in hematology and cancer research.   A successful candidate must have completed, or be nearing completion of a PhD or MD/PhD.  Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.

Principal Investigator: Jaroslaw Maciejewski, MD, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Translational Hematology & Oncology Research

Lab Research Topics:

  • Leukemia genetics
  • Targeted drug discovery
  • Molecular and immune pathogenesis of myeloid leukemias
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes and bone marrow failure

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Develop 1-2 projects 
  • Work with the team to assist collaborative projects
  • Keep extensive and accurate records 
  • Gain proficiency in cellular and molecular techniques


  • 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

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Research statement
  • At least 2 references

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI

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