Research Fellow - Cell Biology and Physiology



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Why Mayo Clinic
The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating a diverse environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change, and produce better outcomes. That diversity is about opening up to unconventional ideas that create better outcomes, while recognizing colleagues' unique contributions. Become part of the legacy that embraces these differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.
Position description

Research Fellow, Cell Biology and Physiology of Lipid and Energy Metabolism

A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately to investigate the basic mechanisms by which fatty acid utilization and triglyceride storage are regulated and how their dysregulation affects the development of obesity-related metabolic disorders. The host laboratory utilizes cutting-edge technologies including conditional gene targeting, viral-based gene transfer, confocal cell imaging, protein and lipid profiling, and metabolic flux tracing for in vitro and in vivo metabolic analyses. In addition, Mayo Clinic has outstanding core research facilities (microscopy & imaging, MassSpec proteomics and lipidomics as well as animal metabolic phenotyping) for the rapid advancement of research work.

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.
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.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
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.
Category
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Specialty
Research
Job posting number
139082BR
Recruiter
Stephanie Fredrickson