Research Fellow - Research on Aging

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Why Mayo Clinic
The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic's future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.
Position description
The LeBrasseur Lab in the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging and a component of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging Research at Mayo Clinic has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow interested in studying the association between cutting-edge biomarkers of aging and measures of health, function (e.g., physical, cognitive, metabolic, and cardiovascular parameters), disease, and geriatric syndromes in humans. The ideal candidate will be skilled in the use of biostatistical and bioinformatic platforms to conduct analyses, and have a degree of familiarity with the biology of aging and/or aging-related conditions. Candidates should have excellent communication skills.

To learn more about Dr. Nathan LeBrasseur's research, please visit his faculty profile here: Dr. Nathan LeBrasseur.

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.
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

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
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Research
Job posting number
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