Project Scientist

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7057198 (Ref:5396343b)

Posted: May 1, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Immediate opening for a Projext Scientist position in the Rieder Laboratory in the Department of Inflammation and Immunity at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute. Individuals with experience and knowledge of techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry, and with expertise in cell, animal, or human models of inflammatory bowel diseases are encouraged to apply.

The applicant should be familiar with cultivation of cell lines, Western blotting, and RNA based methods including quantitative PCR, ELISA, analysis of RNA sequencing results. Experience in lenti- retro- and adenoviral systems of shRNA delivery and functional cellular assays, such as proliferation, migration is an advantage. In addition, experience in lipid and/or muscle biology would be advantageous.  Excellent writing skills are essential. The successful candidate will be expected to design, implement and manage research projects addressing the mesenteric fat with muscle interface in the context of stricturing Crohn’s disease.  The appointee will be expected to take advantage of this career opportunity and will receive support to develop skills in manuscript publication and grantsmanship.

Ph.D. or M.D. Ph.D. with relevant laboratory experience is required. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.  Send cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references to: Florian Rieder M.D.; Department of Inflammation & Immunity; Lerner Research Institute / NC22; Cleveland Clinic; 9500 Euclid Avenue; Cleveland, Ohio 44195. (216) 445-4916; 

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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