Postdoctoral Fellow in neuroscience

Location: United States
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Published: 2 months ago

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Location: Cleveland, OH
Facilities: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Professional Area: Research and Data
Job Code: X1004
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Variable


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.
We seek a highly creative, motivated and independent individual with a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, neurophysiology, biomedical engineering, signal processing, psychological sciences, or related fields. Strong laboratory and experimental research experience should be evidenced through a record of relevant publications and, ideally, include experience in some combination of experience in behavior-, electrophysiology-, or signal processing-based projects. Programming skill and experience with Matlab or Python is desirable.

Principal Investigator: Andre G. Machado, MD, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Neurological Institute l Center for Neurological Restoration

Lab Research Topics:

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Electrophysiology
  • Stroke
  • Cerebellum
  • Motor Physiology
  • For more information about the lab’s research, please contact Jeff Negrey at

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Signal Processing (Electrophysiology and Imaging)
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis
  • Collaboration with trial sites and industry partners


  • 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:

  • Coding skills: e.g., Matlab/Python
  • Clinical research experience
  • Publication track record

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
  • All application materials should be submitted directly via email to Jeff Negrey at

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI

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.

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