Research Fellow - Otorhinolaryngology

Otolaryngology (ENT)
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).

To learn more about Dr. David Lott's research program, please visit:

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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
The Head and Neck Regenerative Medicine Laboratory has a postdoctoral research fellow position available in the field of bioengineering. The laboratory’s translational work centers on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine for head and neck reconstructive surgery using cell biology, biomaterials, and bio-printing. The PI of the lab, Dr. David Lott, is an Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology and Associate Director for the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the Mayo Clinic.

We are seeking enthusiastic applicants with training and interest in one or more of the following fields: biomaterials, stem and primary cell biology, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering and bio-printing. The candidate’s work will center on designing and optimizing a regenerative laryngeal implant, evaluating the implant with in vitro and in vivo models, and working as part of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, engineers, and scientists.

Experience with grant writing, research and development of combination products, and bio-manufacturing is desirable.

Key words: Regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, biomaterials, 3D printing, bioengineering, chemical engineering, materials science, material characterization, translational research
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
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.
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Job posting number
Lei Feng
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).