Our postdoctoral programs gives you hands-on experience at one of the nation’s top hospitals. Work alongside world-class investigators transforming groundbreaking discoveries in the laboratory to patients.
Our scientists are prominent and well-cited in their fields, and include members of the prestigious National Academy of Science, National Academy of Medicine, American Society of Clinical Investigators and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Our postdocs have received training grants from institutions such as the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and National Institutes of Health.
Our postdoctoral fellows are embedded in labs with dedicated support from investigators and support personnel.
Postdocs have access to Lerner Research Institute’s cores and facilities, covering basic needs such as glassware and to personalized support for individual research programs.
Lerner Research Institute also provides aid in the areas of visa, career development, funding opportunities and institutional awards recognizing excellence in research.
Our postdoctoral community, supported by our Lerner Trainee Association, offers professional development and social enrichment as well as leadership opportunities on the committee.
Our Research Education & Training Center provides the opportunity to further develop skills in specialized areas, established by experts in each field. Earn a certificate in any of the following areas:
The Lerner Experience in Advanced Development of Education and Research Skills (LEADERS) seminar series provides training on a variety of topics to enrich the trainee experience. Past seminars have included:
We offer multiple institutional awards that recognize postdoctoral fellows for their excellence in research, including:
Lerner offers services to help postdoctoral fellows in successfully obtaining extramural funding. Our Office of Research Development can assist with pre-award activities related to finding funding opportunities and for proposal development and editing. Additionally, the office offers grant writing education and training, as well as resources to help with the grant writing process. Current trainees: visit the intranet for more information.
We collaborate with and offer opportunities to network with local universities and health and technology business, such as Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, BioOhio, Health Tech Corridor, and more.
We’re here to support your development and career growth. Our Research Education & Training Center and your department administrator will guide you as you begin your postdoctoral fellowship at Lerner. As a sustaining member of the National Postdoc Association, we have the resources and tools available for you to be successful, including a 90 day training plan.
We offer a competitive benefits packet, including:
Our Research Education & Training Center is here to support you during your transition to the United States through visa support and programming such as the Conversational English Program, providing English coaching. Please contact us if you have questions about your status.
Cleveland Clinic can help find housing accommodations that best fit your needs. Visit the Student Housing Program on the Cleveland Clinic website.
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