Research Fellow - Genetics

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic

Position description
A postdoctoral research fellow position is available to study genomics of multiple myeloma in the research laboratories of Drs. Linda Baughn, Shaji Kumar and Vincent Rajkumar at the Rochester, MN Mayo Clinic.

Responsibilities Include
  • Analysis of data obtained from whole genome sequencing
  • Genome wide association studies, fluorescence in situ hybridization and DNA methylation studies from patients with multiple myeloma.
The information will be used to identify novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in patients with multiple myeloma. You will work independently and as a member of a team of other translational and clinical researchers and should have experience analyzing large NGS datasets using computational programs such as R. As this researcher you would also present your findings at national meetings and write manuscripts for publication.

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.
Additional qualifications

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
Stephanie Fredrickson