Position description
We are seeking a post-doctoral fellow to join our highly collaborative and translational research team focusing on understanding the neuroimmune mechanisms that lead to human diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. We use a combination of techniques in omics, molecular biology and imaging to determine cellular and molecular defects in enteric neuromuscular apparatus in these patients. We highly prefer a candidate with a PhD in neuroscience, immunology, physiology, or biomedical engineering and a strong interest in working in a team-based laboratory to understand changes and mechanisms in human samples and associating those findings with clinical and physiological metadata. Has basic expertise in the informatics methods used to analyze Omics data (genomics, proteomics and/or metabolomics). Additionally, the candidate must be able to support scientific projects under the supervision of a Lead Informatics person. Develop scripts (python and/or R) to support data management, data extraction and data analysis as required. Contributes to the design of informatics analytical procedures and executes those procedures in the framework of a specific project. Applications, including curriculum vitae and bibliography, highlights of past accomplishments, and the names and email addresses of three references can be submitted to

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 doctoral 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 doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.
Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.
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.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Research
Job posting number
Kara Schott