Postdoctoral Fellow – William Baldwin Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7135401 (Ref:ccf18013565)

Posted: March 21, 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.

Principal Investigator: William Baldwin, MD, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Inflammation & Immunity

Lab Research Topics:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Independent project design
  • Molecular and cellular assays
  • Insightful evaluation and interpretation of data
  • Active engagement in manuscript preparation


  • 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:

  • Active interaction with multiple labs focused on immunology
  • Regular participation in joint lab meetings 
  • Willingness to learn new techniques such as Digital Spatial Profiling

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 William Baldwin at [email protected].

  • CV
  • Summary of research experience
  • References list
  • Expected start date

Members of the Baldwin laboratory meet jointly every week with the Robert Fairchild and Anna Valujskikh laboratories for extensive data discussion and journal article presentations.

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Innate immunity, Complement, Platelets, Ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI), Kidney

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Job posting number:#7135401 (Ref:ccf18013565)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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