Postdoctoral Fellow – Suneel Apte Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7117786 (Ref:ccf17451709)

Posted: December 9, 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 post-doctoral fellow is expected to have a strong grounding in basic biochemistry and molecular biology and will have an interest and commitment to learning and mastering proteomics and degradomics experiments and translational applications to human disease.

Principal Investigator: Suneel Apte, M.B.B.S., D.Phil.

Lerner Research Institute Department: Biomedical Engineering

Lab Research Topics:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Project design and execution at the bench
  • Scientific writing and communication
  • Collaboration
  • Computational analysis


  • 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:

  • PhD in Chem/Pharma/Biochem/MolBiol/Bio
  • Mastery of relevant literature
  • Motivation
  • Willingness to collaborate
  • Exceptional writing skills

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Suneel Apte at [email protected].

  • CV
  • Statement of interest and career goals
  • Reference list with emails and phone numbers

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Mass spectrometry,  Proteolysis, Metalloprotease, Musculoskeletal disease, Developmental biology, Osteoarthritis, Protease inhibitors, Antibody therapeutics, Small molecules, Pharmaceuticals, Tissue biology, Proteoglycan, Biomarker, Theranostic, Inflammation

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