Posting Nr.: 528
Department: Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Submitted: 2012-10-12
Contact: Raquel Assal (assalr@ccf.org)

The Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine is seeking established investigators who use multidisciplinary approaches to understand causes of and treatments for human diseases. Individuals will receive appointments as Associate Staff or Full Staff (Full Professor equivalent) in the Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine. Applicants with Ph.D., M.D., or dual degrees will be considered.  Exceptionally qualified senior postdoctoral fellows or junior faculty may be considered for appointment at the Assistant Staff level.  Applicants must have a track record of high quality funded research and productivity.

The Cleveland Clinic seeks to hire several investigators in the area of cellular and molecular medicine to complement existing strengths.  New recruits will join a highly collaborative environment with outstanding opportunities for collaborations with other basic and translational researchers, as well as for collaborations with clinicians from multiple specialties. Outstanding facilities, generous start-up funds, and ongoing operational support are available. 

The Lerner Research Institute, with nearly 200 independent investigators in 10 departments and an annual budget of >$240 million, has a commitment to excellence in basic, translational and clinical research. The Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine’s primary faculty members lead strong research programs in multiple areas including but not limited to: cellular, molecular, physiological and genetic processes (e.g. signaling, adhesion, apoptosis, intracellular trafficking, vascular biology, oxidative stress, developmental biology, gene expression, and regulation of mRNA translation and splicing), involved in cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, inflammation, metabolism, renal disease and cancer.  There is a strong tradition of collaborative research and well-developed training programs for both postdoctoral fellows and Ph.D. students.  Interactions with outstanding clinical programs, including but not limited to cardiovascular medicine, endocrinology & metabolism, pulmonary, nephrology, gastroenterology, and genomic medicine are readily available. Faculty are members of the Molecular Medicine Graduate Training Program at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and may join other Training Programs, providing access to excellent Ph.D. students.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until available positions are filled. 

Candidates should submit complete curriculum vitae and brief statement of research interests to:

Chair, Search Committee
Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, NC10
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195

For specific questions and electronic submission of materials, please contact Ms. Raquel Assal at 216-444-1226, assalr@ccf.org

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