Research Fellow - Epidemiology

Health Sciences Research
Position description
The Division of Epidemiology is currently seeking a post-doctoral fellow to conduct funded research on musculoskeletal diseases with a particular focus on orthopedic surgery. The position provides an opportunity to conduct research in a collaborative research environment studying musculoskeletal diseases and procedures of substantial public health relevance. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary research team working together to understand the epidemiology and outcomes of joint replacement, long-term safety and effectiveness of orthopedic implants, develop informatics tools and improve analytical methods in orthopedics research. The position is ideal for a PhD level individual with an interest in surgical outcomes research and application of clinical and imaging informatics tools in electronic medical records. Responsibilities include study design and data analyses, writing manuscripts and participation in grant submissions.

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).

800146; J2WRTP
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
Job posting number
Katrina Giese