Cleveland, Ohio (US)
November 13 2018
Health Sciences
Organization Type


The Genomic Medicine Institute (GMI) at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute is seeking an assistant/associate/full professor level Faculty (primary research scientists and/or physician-scientists) in the disciplines of germline cancer genetics, cardio-pulmonary/vascular genetics, neurogenetics, renal genomics, population genetics or genomic and systems medicine, who will join a growing team focused on developing research programs in this highly competitive area. The GMI currently includes investigators in the following areas of genomics/epigenomics: cancer and benign blood disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, neurodevelopmental disorders, regulation of CMV and HIV latency, as well as metagenomics encompassing microbiomics/mycobiomics and viromics.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to interact with the Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare within the GMI, which includes clinical geneticists and genetic counselors. They will have access to clinical research support specialists, statistical and informatics support, outstanding Core facilities, computational infrastructure for scaled computing, and clinicians and medical subspecialists across the enterprise.

Candidates should have experience in designing and implementing translational, lab-based, and/or animal model research in an academic healthcare or industry setting. Proven proficiency in working with WES, WGS, SNP-array, Methylome, scTranscriptome or Transcriptome data is a must. Current extramural funding is highly desirable but outstanding applicants with strong publication records beginning independent research careers will also be considered. Excellence in collaborative science, academic writing, and communication skills are a must.

Job Requirements

  • M.D. and/or Ph.D. in related disciplines Evidence of academic grant-writing, teaching/mentoring, and a strong publication record befitting career stage Experience in omics technologies desirable but not required

The Cleveland Clinic is an internationally recognized, not-for-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and patient care with research and education. It is ranked the #2 hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report and in 2017, saw over 7 million patients.

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, with an emphasis on interactive, collaborative research. Faculty are members of the Molecular Medicine Graduate Training Program at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and may join other Programs, providing access to excellent doctoral students enrolled in well-developed training programs.

If interested, please email a copy of your Curriculum Vitae, a letter summarizing your interest and qualifications, and three references to Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer in a smoke/drug free environment.

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