Lead Research Technologist - Jianguo Cheng lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7137059 (Ref:ccf18069121)

Posted: March 29, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. Cleveland Clinic earned the No. 1 hospital ranking in Ohio, the No. 4 hospital ranking in the country, and was ranked nationally in 13 specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

Cleveland Clinic’s Jianguo Cheng lab is looking to add a Lead Research Technologist to their dedicated team of caregivers. Cleveland Clinic is known for their state-of-the-art technology and for being on the cutting edge of research. As a Lead Research Technologist, you will independently develop and design experimental studies and analyze data and information obtained from other various projects.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:

- Has at least six years of experience in a research or related laboratory environment, which must include previous independent research positions.

- Demonstrates a strong work ethic.

-Preferably has Experience in cell culture, basic protein purification methods, cloning and protein expression.

-Has excellent communication and organizational skills.

As a Lead Research Technologist, you will work in a dynamic and technologically advanced environment that allows you to discover, learn and grow. You’ll remain professionally challenged as you shape the career of your dreams and find where you belong, here at Cleveland Clinic.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.


  • Plans, organizes, performs and monitors daily project protocols. Collects, prepares and maintains required research documentation, including informed consent records, case records, clinical notes and medical reports.
  • Reports and assists with the management of protocol deviations, adverse events and other project-related issues.
  • Develops, recommends and implements changes in procedures for the various research laboratories.
  • Assists with the preparation and delivery of internal/external presentations, conference reports/lectures, and publishing submissions.
  • Potentially assists with the design, development, and writing of extramural grant proposals.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master's Degree in Biological Sciences or related.
  • Must have the ability to conduct independent research studies, and analyze and interpret data.
  • The ability to train and supervise new personnel, along with knowledge of the operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment is essential -OR- Bachelor's Degree and eight years of experience.


  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience which must include previous independent research positions.

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
  • 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:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 

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:#7137059 (Ref:ccf18069121)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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