Postdoctoral Fellow – Ranjan Dutta Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7114287 (Ref:ccf16923433)

Posted: October 21, 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 Dutta laboratory is looking for a senior postdoctoral fellow. The candidate is expected to lead NIH funded study to investigate mechanisms underlying failed repair in Multiple sclerosis. Candidate should be well versed with animal handling, molecular biology and microscopic techniques. Expertise in Oligodendrocyte and myelin biology is a plus. 

We are a growing laboratory and the candidate will have an opportunity to interact with technicians, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. 

Principal Investigator: Ranjan Dutta, Ph.D.

Lerner Research Institute Department: Neuroscience

Lab Research Topics:


  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Conduct experiments
  • Prepare manuscripts
  • Weekly meeting with PI
  • Lead collaborative studies


  • 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:

  • Assist in grant management

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Ranjan Dutta at [email protected].

  • CV
  • Research statement
  • List of references

Keywords: Postdoc, research, LRI, snRNA, proteomics, cell culture, Gene editing, microglia, epigenetics, cell cultures, microscopy

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Job posting number:#7114287 (Ref:ccf16923433)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
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