Research Fellow Job
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Post Date: Jan 24, 2018
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: - n/a -
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Location: US - Minnesota - Rochester
Job Reference: 88362BR
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Department: Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
Specialty: Research

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: A postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Quinn Peterson in the Center for Regenerative Medicine and the Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic, to study pancreatic islet cell differentiation from pluripotent stem cells. The Center for Regenerative Medicine was established to develop and translate regenerative therapies into clinical application. Research in the Peterson Lab aims to build human pancreatic islets that may be useful for transplantation into patients with diabetes.
Highly qualified and motivated investigators (PhD and/or M.D.) with interest and experience in tissue engineering, stem cells and/or diabetes are encouraged to apply. Experience with stem cell culture, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, and animal work is helpful but not essential.

Responsibilities: 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. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application: Current curriculum vitae and bibliographyThree letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:
    Relationship to the applicant. Past work/academic performance. Work qualities/personal conduct. Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.
Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
    Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).

Recruiter: Kara Schott

Why Mayo Clinic? Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2016-2017), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Mayo Clinic is committed to sustaining and growing research, believes in research-driven care and establishes a well-defined integration between research and clinical practice. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for research, medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

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.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Number: 88362BR

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