Postdoctoral Fellow - Keith McCrae Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7087260 (Ref:16354883408)

Posted: October 18, 2021

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: Keith McCrae, M.D.

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cardiovascular and Metabolic Sciences

Lab Research Topics:

  • Vascular biology
  • Immunology
  • Cancer 
  • Immunotherapy
  • Inflammation
  • For more information about the lab’s research, please contact Dr. McCrae at mccraek@ccf.org

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Propagation of murine tumor models
  • Assessment of thrombosis in mice
  • Endothelial cell culture and endothelial activation
  • Cellular biochemistry

Education:

  • PhD or MD/PhD required
  • MD with relevant laboratory experience may substitute for PhD

Languages:

  • 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:

  • Proficiency with viral transduction
  • Development of CRISPR targeting constructs
  • Bioinformatics experience

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Research statement

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Endothelial cells, Platelets, Immune checkpoint inhibitors, Thrombosis, Complement, IL-1, Cytokines, Antiphospholipid antibodies, Translational research, Contact activation



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