Research Fellow, Cell Biology and Physiology of Lipid Metabolism- Rochester, MN

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota (US)
October 09 2018
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PhD Fellowship

Heal the sick, advance the science, share the knowledge.

A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately to investigate the basic mechanisms by which fatty acid and triglyceride metabolism is regulated on cellular and whole-body levels. The host laboratory utilizes cutting-edge technologies including conditional gene targeting, viral-based gene transfer, confocal cell imaging, protein and lipid profiling, and CLAMS for in vitro and in vivo metabolic analysis. In addition, Mayo Clinic has outstanding core research facilities (microscopy & imaging, MassSpec metabolomics and 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.

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.

You are invited to partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S.News & World Report, 2018-2019), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. Joining the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world means working alongside approximately 3,800 physicians and scientists across all locations in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. With the latest tools and resources available, practicing medicine at Mayo Clinic is distinctly different than what private practice offers. Being a part of Mayo Clinic’s large institution allows for more work-life balance, salary and generous benefits, career security and the ability to manage and coordinate patient care in the most efficient ways possible.

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.

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