Position Available Notice from Cleveland Clinic

Published: 2016-08-25

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

American Center for Reproductive Medicine

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio


About Us:

The Cleveland Clinic’s American Center for Reproductive Medicine is well known for its original and translational researchin oxidative stress and human fertility. In the last 23 years, more than 1,000 researchers, clinicians and medical students who came to our program from over50 countries have published over 550 original research articles and reviews inpeer reviewed journals. The Center enjoys the reputation of having the largestnumber of high quality publications in worldwide literature. Clickhere to view a recent report on Global Ranking of our Authors Publishing inAndrology or Male Infertility or ART field. The current citation count of our publications amounts to over 37,886 with an h-index of 101 on Google Scholar(search date: Aug 21, 2016).

The American Center for Reproductive Medicine, part of the Glickman Urological Institute (ranked as #1 or #2 Urology Program out of 4,667 hospitals in the country by the US News and World Report) is currently looking for an independent and highly motivatedpost-doctoral/early career researcher interested in molecular biology and‘OMICS’ research.

The primary focus of our research is to identify and validate candidateprotein biomarkers that are unique to specific etiologies of male infertility. Ouremphasis is to elucidate possible mechanisms that link these potential biomarkers to a particular pathophysiology and eventually to thegenetic/epigenetic factors that predispose an individual to infertility.


Position description:

 A solid background and 2 to 3 years of prior experience inreproductive research and/or proteomics and bioinformatics research is considered as a key advantage. Candidateswith a PhD in Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics or Biotechnology (with abackground in Proteomics/Genomics and bioinformatics) are strongly urged toapply. Preference will be given to candidates with 2-3 first authored research publications in high impact international journals and evidence of independent external funding. The position as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist is available for 3 year from 2016 onwards and may be extended for another 2 yearbased on performance, competence, productivity and funding. Application reviewbegins immediately.



 Applicants should qualify for the TOEFL test in order to apply forthis position. Selected candidate will be sponsored for a J-1 visa and dependentson J-2.



·        Salary range for early tomid-career scientist is from USD 32,000 to 45,000 per annum (Fellowship is non-taxableper US laws)

·        Medical and disability insurance: Candidate will receive health and other fringe benefits as per institutional guidelines. The current cost of these benefits for an individual is $6,400 andfor family $10,000 to 17,500 per annum. The premium will be paid by thesponsoring department.

·        Scientific Meeting: Candidate who has their research paper selected for presentation as a first author willbe sponsored for travel to one national scientific meeting per year with maximum coverage of up to $1,500.


Interested candidates should click here to upload their application on our website by Sep 15, 2016.

Contact Information for Questions:

Ashok Agarwal
Program Director
Professor,Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University
Director,American Center for Reproductive Medicine and
Director,Andrology Center
10681Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland,OH 44195
Tel: (216) 312-5829