City
Jacksonville
State
Florida
Telecommute
No
Department
Neurologic Surgery
Position description
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. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application.
  • Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  • Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:
    • Relationship to the applicant.
    • Past work/academic performance.
    • Work qualities/personal conduct.
    • Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.
  • Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
    • Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).



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Qualifications
Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
Additional qualifications
The department of Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position. Successful candidates will be responsible for conducting intravital imaging of brain cancer cells and stem cells using two-photon microscopy. The projects are part of multidisciplinary teams and require collaborating with internal and external colleagues. Salary and benefits will be in accordance with NIH and institutional guidelines, commensurate with experience.
Qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent degree in neuroscience, cancer biology, cell/molecular biology, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of intravital brain microscopy
  • Experience working with rodents
  • Ability to independently operate a two-photon microscope
  • Experience presenting research at national or international forums
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and capabilities to work independently and in a team
  • Expertise in optogenetics is desired
Mayo Clinic is the largest integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center in the world. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical and population sciences. Jacksonville is a beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. We offer a highly competitive compensation program with exceptional benefits. Mayo Clinic opened its Jacksonville campus in 1986 and uses a team approach to provide medical diagnosis, treatment and surgery. As a tertiary care center, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville offers patients access to medical, surgical and research staff who concentrate on developing thorough knowledge of specific diseases and treatments. Mayo physicians represent more than 40 medical and surgical specialties. Our campus is part of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with three geographic sites. It was one of the first cancer centers to receive the NCI designation in 1973. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives more than $108 million in competitive peer review grants that support cancer research, including the NCI's highly sought Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grants. SPORE grants support projects intended to produce new approaches to the prevention, early detection, and diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has four SPORE grants and one SPORE grant that it shares with another institution. These grants support research in brain cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer and lymphoma.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Category
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Specialty
Neurologic Surgery, Research
Job posting number
119481BR
Recruiter
Amelia Hoffman