Research Fellow - Stem Cell Biology



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Department
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Position description
A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is currently available in a NIH-funded muscle/stem cell biology laboratory at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN). The ideal candidate has/will have a PhD in the Biological Sciences (or related field), substantial technical expertise in cellular/molecular biology assays, mouse genetics, proteomics/metabolomics and/or bioinformatics, and a history of scientific productivity including publications in peer-reviewed journals. Potential projects will broadly address adult stem cell dysfunction in disease/following trauma and may involve: (1) single cell studies; (2) high throughput sequencing/bioinformatics; (3) functional stem cell studies in mice; or (4) metabolomics/fluxomics analyses. More information about the lab can be found here: https://www.mayo.edu/research/labs/skeletal-muscle-wasting-progenitor-cell-biology. Fellows are expected to conduct independent and collaborative projects within a dynamic research group, which includes experimental design, data collection and interpretation, presenting data at national/international meetings, manuscript preparation, and grant writing.

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. 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.
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
Other, Research
Job posting number
109508BR
Recruiter
Kara Schott
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).