Postdoctoral Fellow – Ina Nemet Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7104535 (Ref:ccf16168300)

Posted: July 1, 2022

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.

The Nemet lab focuses on understanding the communication between gut microorganisms and their host. In particular, we study how microbial metabolic pathways contribute to overall changes in host physiology, and cardiometabolic disease susceptibility. The laboratory works on identifying novel pathways of clinical relevance with mechanistic links to human diseases by use of metabolomics (mass spectrometry) and clinical studies in tandem with animal studies. 

Candidates with experience in molecular biology, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology or a related field are encouraged to apply. Experience in cardiovascular biology and animal surgery are desirable but not required.

Principal Investigator: Ina Nemet, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences

Lab Research Topics:

  • Metabolomics
  • Gut microbes
  • Cardiometabolic disease
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • For more information about the lab’s research, please contact Ina Nemet at [email protected]

Job Responsibilities:

  • Project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation
  • Preparing, collecting, and maintaining required research project documentation and data
  • Leading, assisting, and contributing to the preparation of internal and external presentations, reports, and manuscript publications


  • 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:

  • Cardiovascular biology 
  • Mouse surgery 

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Ina Nemet at [email protected].

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, metabolomics, gut microbes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, LC-MS, chromatography, mass spectrometry, biochemistry, molecular biology, animal models, small molecules, germ free animals

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Job posting number:#7104535 (Ref:ccf16168300)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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