Special Project Associate II

Position description
The Translational Neuropathology laboratory directed by Dr. Melissa Murray is currently seeking a highly organized individual to support several ongoing multidisciplinary studies. The individual should be capable of documenting archival material, documenting material received and checking for accuracy, maintain a list of job requests received, self-motivated, and completes tasks. Must work well with others. On the job training will take place, so the individual should readily be able to learn new information. The principal job activities will be to organize large projects involving microscope slides and tissue blocks, as well as tracing digital slides and analysis using Leica’s Aperio technology. Computer skills required with previous experience with Microsoft products. Preference will be given to applicants with experience with Aperio technology, archiving, databasing, and/or coding. This position provides opportunity to transition into a benefit-eligible position after the initial length of 3 months, contingent upon satisfactory performance

A Special Project Associate at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to execute experimental studies in support of lab goals and grant commitments as designated by the Principal Investigator. Performs basic statistical data analysis; prepares tables, charts/graphs and assists in organizing data; completes assorted laboratory procedures and assays. 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 highest degree received (if awarded a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctoral degree)
Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide two letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.

Bachelor degree required and experience required in lab project or research work in an educational or work setting. Candidate must have a solid understanding of lab techniques, equipment, and safety.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Job posting number
Amelia Hoffman