Principal Investigator in Endocrine, Metabolism and Obesity ResearchJob ID 174554BR Date posted 04/14/2022
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
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The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism & Nutrition at Mayo Clinic is seeking an exceptional principal investigator in the field of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Obesity.
The ideal candidate will be a scientist with established federal funding (or equivalent) and a research program focusing on mechanistic aspects of metabolic disease. We are seeking a candidate who has the ability to collaborate with existing members of the Endocrine Research Unit as well as with our numerous collaborators in gastroenterology, aging, surgery and cardiology. Such an investigator will strengthen the interactions amongst existing scientists at Mayo Clinic in Rochester who have interests in obesity, metabolism and appetite regulation to help develop a more robust program.
We envision that the combination of a new investigator and the current talent at Mayo Clinic will enhance our ability to discover novel processes/mediators that are relevant to metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.
We are seeking a scientist who will continue their research into basic mechanisms of obesity, metabolism and/or appetite regulation while developing collaborative relationships with investigators at Mayo Clinic. Our existing research groups that have obesity-related themes are interested in metabolic abnormalities and ingestive behavior from the perspectives of endocrine regulation, GI feedback, and nutritional therapeutics. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, competitive start-up funding, dedicated laboratory facilities, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.
Qualifications: Credentials of a successful candidate will include:
- MD and/or PhD
- Demonstrated evidence of an independent research program
- Record of extramural funding consistent with or preferably exceeding the candidate’s career stage is expected
- National recognition/experience in the field
- Strong track record of publication.
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