Research Fellow - Age and ImmunologyJob ID 166801BR Date posted 11/20/2021
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
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The Immunology department at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN is seeking a postdoctoral Research Fellow for the laboratory of Dr. Jorg Goronzy. The laboratory is interested in the effect of age on the ability to generate adaptive immune responses. In particular, the lab is interested in mechanisms of T cell aging and T cell memory generation in healthy individuals and in patients with autoimmune disease. One example about the work being done can be seen here.
This position will be involved in:
- Projects with mechanistic molecular scope, multiomics studies and translational applications
- Both independent and team research projects on age and immunity
- Key lead work in the design and execution of experiments
- Data analysis and writing manuscripts, as well as grants
Qualified candidates will:
- Have a Ph.D. in Immunology or a related field
- Have extensive laboratory experience
- Have a history of peer-reviewed, published manuscripts
- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Be able to work both independently and within a team
A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic.
The following is required for completeness of application:
- Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
- Proof of Ph.D. degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all Ph.D. program requirements and are eligible to graduate.
Must have a Ph.D. in Immunology or in a relevant field. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
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