Research Fellow - Cell Biology and Physiology

Employer
Mayo Clinic
Location
Rochester, Minnesota, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
1746023512
Discipline
Biology, Energy
Employment Type
Fellowship
Salary Type
Salary
City Rochester
State Minnesota
Telecommute No
Department Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Why Mayo Clinic
The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating a diverse environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change, and produce better outcomes. That diversity is about opening up to unconventional ideas that create better outcomes, while recognizing colleagues' unique contributions. Become part of the legacy that embraces these differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.
Position description Research Fellow, Cell Biology and Physiology of Lipid and Energy Metabolism
A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately to investigate the basic mechanisms by which fatty acid utilization and triglyceride storage are regulated and how their dysregulation affects the development of obesity-related metabolic disorders. The host laboratory utilizes cutting-edge technologies including conditional gene targeting, viral-based gene transfer, confocal cell imaging, protein and lipid profiling, and metabolic flux tracing for in vitro and in vivo metabolic analyses. In addition, Mayo Clinic has outstanding core research facilities (microscopy & imaging, MassSpec proteomics and lipidomics as well as animal metabolic phenotyping) for the rapid advancement of research work.
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.
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 Research
Job posting number 139082BR
Recruiter Stephanie Fredrickson
Equal opportunity
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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