Research Fellow - Molecular Biology



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

A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available at the Mayo Medical School – Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) to study the functions and mechanisms of post-transcriptional regulations in stem cell biology.

The potential candidate will utilize mouse embryonic stem cell culture systems in combination with genome-editing technologies, high throughput RNA sequencing, ribosome-profiling, CLIP-seq to study how mRNA binding proteins and noncoding RNAs control gene expression during embryonic stem cell self-renewal and differentiation.

Highly motivated individuals with a recent Ph.D. and a background in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics are encouraged to apply. Evidence of scientific publications is required and previous experience with either of the following are desirable: 1) mouse embryonic stem cells; 2) molecular biology; 3) RNA biology; 4) Bioinformatics.

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 Dr. Wenqian Hu's research, please visit his faculty profile here: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/hu-wenqian-ph-d/bio-20186308
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
139736BR
Recruiter
Stephanie Fredrickson