Postdoctoral Research Fellowship In Research Development

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7062403

Posted: November 19, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

                                          A Research Development Postdoctoral Fellow Position

                                                            Office of Research Development

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available within the Office of Research Development (ORD).  The postdoc will be a member of the Research Development team and will train under the direction of Dr. Laura Buccini (Director of ORD).

 General Background

Research Development is a growing field of professionals that work to provide research scientists the support, guidance, resources and collaborations required to develop competitive, scientifically sound external research grant applications. These professionals initiate and nurture partnerships throughout the Institution and with external stakeholders. Interested applicants should have aspirations for a career as a research development professional. 

Essential Functions

The Postdoc will be trained on a wide spectrum of activities that encompass the field of Research Development including but not limited to the following:

Position Requirements and Preferences

Candidates should have Ph.D. (or similar terminal research degrees). The terminal degree can come from basic or clinical sciences. Successful candidates should be familiar with the structure and required components of federal grants (specifically NIH) and should have demonstrated experience with Federal grant writing, (either their own grants or assisting other investigators). 

Prospective candidates must be creative, self-motivated and capable of working independently. Candidates must be proficient in both spoken and written communication in English. Special consideration will be given to applicants with substantial grant related experience. 

Interested Candidates

Interested candidates should submit a brief summary of their grant related research experience, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Laura Buccini (

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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