Research Fellow - Neurology/Ophthalmology



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Research
Position description
This is a one-year autoimmune vision loss fellowship with the option to extend another year based on funding. The purpose of this appointment is to assist in the discovery of novel antibody biomarkers of the retina and optic nerve with the ultimate intention of developing antibody profiles that can be used clinically.

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
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.
Additional qualifications
Preferred training in a basic science vision program or with experience working with vision loss, optic neuritis, or retina with basic science lab experience. Additional qualifications- Lab experience using the following techniques: immunohistochemistry, western blot, mass spectrometry, next generation sequencing, and PCR.
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
Neurology, Ophthalmology
Job posting number
110289BR
Recruiter
Katrina Giese