Postdoctoral Fellow – Margot S. Damaser Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7103614 (Ref.No. ccf16062538)
Posted: June 17, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We are looking for someone who wants to grow their career by working in a dynamic, milestone-driven interdisciplinary, collaborative research environment, working collaboratively with both physicians and corporate collaborators. The goal of this project is to reduce the burden of catheter usage in urodynamics measurement of bladder function for clinical diagnoses by validating a signal processing scheme to estimate detrusor pressure from bladder pressure measurements in realtime.

Principal Investigator: Margot S. Damaser, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Biomedical Engineering

Lab Research Topics:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Development of a signal processing method for urodynamic data in realtime  
  • Working with interdisciplinary research group including corporate collaborators
  • Working in a Milestone and deadline driven research environment


  • 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:

  • Proficiency with Matlab
  • Familiarity with wavelet signal processing methods
  • Familiarity with biomedical biomechanical data
  • Familiarity with realtime signal processing methods

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV
  • References
  • Cover letter

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Biomedical engineering, Biomedical signal processing, Biomechanics

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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