Postdoctoral Fellow – Oliver Wessely Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7100707 (Ref.No. ccf15829581)
Posted: May 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The candidate will work on ongoing projects studying kidney regeneration upon injury and aging.

Principal Investigator: Oliver Wessely, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences

Lab Research Topics:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Work independently
  • Write manuscripts & grants
  • Assist in other lab projects
  • Supervise students, as needed


  • 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:

  • Knowledge in cellular & molecular biology
  • Experience in developmental biology/kidney
  • Bioinformatics experience
  • Be self motivated and willing to learn new things
  • Team player

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Oliver Wessely at [email protected].

  • CV
  • Research statement
  • 3 reference letters

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Kidney, Development, Disease, Kidney regeneration, Aging, Injury, Stem Cells

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.

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