Research Fellow - Metabolism & Epigenetics



City
Scottsdale
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
Position description
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).
Purpose of the Appointment: We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral fellows who are interested in investigating the fundamental mechanisms and therapeutic development of diabetes and metabolic diseases.

Research Activities to be Pursued: The candidate will be involved in multiple projects, including characterization of novel phenotypes in animal models, integration of multi-omics (proteomic, transcriptomic, metabolomic, and epigenomic) datasets to investigate fundamental mechanisms of obesity and metabolic diseases, and exploring the therapeutic potential of basic discoveries.

Role in the Program: The candidate will lead multiple projects, present data internally and outside, mentor junior lab members, and participate in manuscript and grant preparation.

Lab leader's introduction: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/wei-zong-ph-d/bio-20478856



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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
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Category
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Specialty
Research
Job posting number
127082BR
Recruiter
Lei Feng