Postdoctoral Fellow – Ina Nemet Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7126152 (Ref:ccf17830343)

Posted: February 20, 2023

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 analytical chemistry, mass spectrometry, targeted and untargeted metabolomics or a related field are encouraged to apply. Experience of using and developing stable isotope tracer techniques and applying them to mouse metabolic research is desirable but not required.

Principal Investigator: Ina Nemet, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences

Lab Research Topics:

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:

  • Mass spectrometry
  • Untargeted and targeted metabolomics
  • LC-MS
  • Isotope tracer techniques 
  • Experience with mouse models

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform work in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information
  • Ability to distinguish color
  • Manual dexterity to handle specimens and repair equipment
  • Ability to lift and transport equipment or specimens weighing up to 20 pounds
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, bio-hazards, radioactive materials, etc.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

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

  • CV
  • 3 references 

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:#7126152 (Ref:ccf17830343)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
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