Postdoctoral Fellow - Mina K. Chung Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7232949 (Ref:ccf20151618)

Posted: March 27, 2024

Job Description

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.

Our lab performs translational research from basic to clinical. A number of project opportunities are available.

Principal Investigator: Mina K. Chung, MD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Cardiovascular and Metabolic Sciences

Lab Research Topics:

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Genomics, multiomics
  • Artificial intelligence/machine learning

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Identify and test candidate drugs for atrial fibrillation
  • Utilize AI methods and multiple modalities to identify novel approaches to arrhythmia management
  • Assist in developing and implementing technologies to accelerate detection and deployment for sudden cardiac arrest


  • 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:

  • iPSC, cardiomyocyte culture experience
  • Gene editing
  • Computational expertise, statistics
  • Electronic medical records familiarity

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform work in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information
  • Ability to distinguish color
  • Manual dexterity to handle specimens and repair equipment
  • Ability to lift and transport equipment or specimens weighing up to 20 pounds
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, bio-hazards, radioactive materials, etc.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Research Statement
  • References List
  • All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Mina K. Chung at [email protected].

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI, Atrial fibrillation, Sudden cardiac arrest, Precision medicine, Drug discovery, Multi-omic analyses, Radiogenomics, AI/ML, Inducible pluripotent stem cells, Engineered heart tissues

Pay Range

Minimum hourly: $0.01

Maximum hourly: $333,340.26

The pay range displayed on this job posting reflects the anticipated range for new hires. While the pay range is displayed as an hourly rate, Cleveland Clinic recruiters will clarify whether the compensation is hourly or salary. A successful candidate's actual compensation will be determined after taking factors into consideration such as the candidate's work history, experience, skill set, and education. This is not inclusive of the value of Cleveland Clinic's benefits package, which includes among other benefits, healthcare/dental/vision and retirement.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. 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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Job posting number:#7232949 (Ref:ccf20151618)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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