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Principal Investigator (Assistant, Associate or Full Staff) - Cardiovascular and Metabolic Sciences

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Posted Date
May 23, 2024

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Cardiology, Neurology
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The Department of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Sciences, chaired by Dr. Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, in the Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, seeks investigators who use multidisciplinary approaches to determine the underlying causes of and develop new treatments for cardiovascular diseases. We are seeking to expand and enhance our research efforts in the areas of cardio-metabolism, vascular biology, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, arrhythmia, and heart failure with an open search for NIH funded investigators at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Staff levels who will leverage existing expertise and clinical infrastructure for programmatic efforts. Candidates should have demonstrated expertise in mechanistic investigations and experimental systems that can include cellular, molecular, computational, animal model, and/or human clinical studies. The department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Individuals will be appointed at Assistant, Associate, or Full Staff (equivalent to Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, respectively) in the Department of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Sciences (CVMS) in the Lerner Research Institute. For physician-scientists, joint appointments in clinical institutes will be made as appropriate. New recruits will join a highly collaborative environment within CVMS with additional opportunities for collaboration and networking within the Heart and Vascular Impact Area and in the over 25 Departments and Centers at the Lerner Research Institute ( Cleveland Clinic provides outstanding opportunities for interactions with basic, translational, and clinical investigators from multiple specialties. Outstanding facilities, generous start-up funds, and ongoing operational support will be provided. We have world-class core facilities with the opportunity to grow them through the substantial expansion of the Lerner Research Institute through the formation of the Global Center for Pathogen Research and Human Health.

The Lerner Research Institute, with nearly 190 independent investigators in over 25 Departments and Centers and an annual budget of ~ $300 million, has a commitment to excellence in basic, translational and clinical research, with an emphasis on collaborative science. Faculty typically also become members of the Molecular Medicine Graduate Training Program and other programs at the neighboring Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, providing access to excellent PhD students and trainees.

Candidates should submit a complete curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests, and names of 3 references by email to Alyssa Carmigiano:


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