Research Fellow - Infectious Diseases



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Infectious Diseases
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
The selected individual for this position will be involved in clinical research activities that are focused on cardiovascular infections. This will include population-based surveys based on the local availability of the Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP). The candidate will develop research protocols, obtain IRB approvals (MC and OMC), abstract and analyze patient data with the assistance of mentors in our division and that of Biostats and Epidemiology. Peer-reviewed publications are expected and necessary as we fulfill our expectations that have been discussed with generous donors per Department of Development. These activities are reported annually to the donors via Development.

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.

To learn more about the Principle Investigator's work, you can visit Dr. Larry Baddour's profile here: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/baddour-larry-m-m-d/bio-00028151
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
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Job posting number
141519BR
Recruiter
Stephanie Fredrickson