Research Fellow - Physiology and Tech Development

Nephrology & Hypertension
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).
This position is at the Division of Nephrology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona ( Successful candidates will contribute to a dynamic multi-disciplinary team that is undertaking investigations on development, testing, and translation of new proprietary medical biosensing devices from the laboratory to the clinic.

The hire will work closely with engineers, material scientists from Arizona State University in the School of Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy ( and the Center for Bioelectronics & Biosensors in the Biodesign Institute ( in Tempe, AZ. Specific job activities include – but are not be limited to – the analytical validation of new biomedical sensors and devices with gold standard reference equipment (96-well spectrophotometry, enzymatic analysis methods, chromatography); sampling and storage of biological samples; and testing of new sensors and devices in biological samples from clinical studies while comparing data to reference methods. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills as well as the ability to communicate with people from a variety of different professional backgrounds. In addition to research activities, the successful candidate may be expected to contribute to report preparation, proposal writing, and other activities as part of her/his training.

Please find the details of lab leader and collaborators from below links:

800146; J2WRTP
Must have a M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, in medicine, chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
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
Nephrology & Hypertension, Research
Job posting number
Lei Feng
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).