Research Fellow - Biomedical Eng., Comp. Science or Sport Psychology

Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
Position description
A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available for those with a Biomedical Engineering Degree, Computer Science or Sports Psychology.

Duties Include:
  • Acquisition and analysis of data related to physical and cognitive performance under physiologic stress.
  • In collaboration with the mentor, the fellow will be involved in the study design and execution of human subjects research to quantify the link between performance and stress.
  • Conduct rigorous data analyses on the data. As such, experience with data analysis methods (using R, Python, and/or Matlab) is highly desirable.
  • Candidates without experience in machine learning and advanced data analysis techniques should demonstrate a willingness to learn these methods rapidly.
  • Write up study results and publish them in appropriate conferences and journals.

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. Open to US citizens only.

The following is required for completeness of application:
  • Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
  • Official transcripts directly from the school, or a letter from the registrar’s office stating that the requirements of your degree have been met. This needs to be on letterhead and come directly from the school.
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. or equivalent doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Sport Psychology, or Related Degree. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.

Critical thinking, curiosity, strong work ethic, communication skills, and the ability to work well with others both within and outside the group is required. Please include your CV, contact information, and at least three references with your application. 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.

The following is required for a complete 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
Open to US citizens only.
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
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Kara Schott
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