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The Pediatric Institute of the Cleveland Clinic invites applications for new faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor/Staff level. Exceptional candidates at the Professor/Staff level will also be considered. The positions will be based in the Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic with a primary focus on basic or translational research.

Applicants should have a M.D., Ph.D., D.V.M. or equivalent degree with postdoctoral training and show exceptional promise for an independent career in academic science. The Pediatric Institute is seeking individuals with a special interest in basic cellular and molecular processes, and/or translational studies.

Areas of special interest include, but are not limited to:



Pediatric Care


Obesity and Diabetes





Environmental sciences



The successful candidate is expected to establish an innovative, extramurally funded research program. The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary group of investigators. Interactions with excellent clinical programs are readily available and provide the potential to develop multi-disciplinary and translational research programs. The Lerner Research Institute has a strong tradition of collaborative research, and offers established programs for pre- and post-doctoral M.D. and Ph.D. trainees. Outstanding facilities and generous start-up funds are available. Salary will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

The Cleveland Clinic embraces diversity. Women, underrepresented minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

At Cleveland Clinic Children’s, every child receives world-class care. At our main campus in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as at our community hospitals and Family Health Centers located throughout northern Ohio, children and families receive compassionate care from nationally and internationally renowned pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists.

More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing 429 inpatient beds and 43 outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children’s network, providing over 650,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, 10,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year.

More than 100 pediatric physicians are recognized annually as being among the “Best Doctors in America.”

Cleveland Clinic Children’s has consistently ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report .

Our pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program ranked as the best in Ohio and among the top programs in the United States.

Our pediatric gastroenterology program ranks among the top 10 programs in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Smoke/drug free environment.