Postdoctoral Fellow - Lara Jehi Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7087273 (Ref:16354883376)

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.

The ideal candidate needs to be facile with EEG software (Nihon Kohden) and imaging post-processing software: collect imaging acquisition information from the image header, prepare images for analysis (e.g., convert the DICOM to BIDS, separate volumetric images from other sequences, check the quality of images, overlay PET images with CT scans), quantify imaging data (use quantification Softwares like Neuroquant or Freesurfer for MRI or the Siemens software for qPET analysis).

Principal Investigator: Lara Jehi, MD, MHCDS

Department: Epilepsy Center, Neurological Institute

Lab Research Topics:

  • Predictive modeling
  • Data Science
  • Electrophysiology
  • Epilepsy Neuroimaging
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • For more information about the lab’s research, please contact Dr. Jehi at

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation.
  • Collect and prepare clinical, imaging (structural and functional brain MRI), and EEG data for statistical analyses (mainly machine learning algorithms).
  • Collaborate with research partners from participating study sites.
  • Prepare figures and tables for scientific publications and grant writing.


  • 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:

  • SPM and MATLAB expertise

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Research statement
  • Reference list

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7087273 (Ref:16354883376)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
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