Research Fellow - Radiology

Position description
Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology is seeking qualified postdoctoral candidates for a Research Fellow position. The candidate will work within Dr. Kejal Kantarci‘s research program focusing on multi-modality imaging in dementia with Lewy bodies and investigating how Alzheimer’s Disease pathology influences the phenotypic variability in dementia with Lewy bodies and disease progression. The applicant will be working with the MRI, PET and DaTScan SPECT imaging data. The research fellow will participate in lab meetings, discussions with statisticians and conferences relevant to the research topic within the Mayo Clinic campus. Candidates who have previous research experience on imaging in aging and dementia are preferred. Abstract submissions to national and international meetings and multiple publications within a year are expected.

Research areas in Dr. Kantarci’s program also include proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy, diffusion tensor imaging, and imaging/pathologic correlations. To learn more about Dr. Kantarci's research, please visit:

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 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.
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
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.
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Radiology, Research
Job posting number
Katrina Giese