Research Fellow - Enteric Neurosciences Program

Rochester, Minnesota (US)
May 18 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Enteric Neurosciences Program at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota seeks a post-doctoral fellow to join this successful and highly collaborative team.

The project is focused on:

     * The cell biology of interstitial cells of Cajal and the role of those cells in regulating gastrointestinal motility in health and disease.

     * The successful candidate should have a PhD in cellular physiology, neuroscience or immunology and an interest in cell proliferation, survival and fate, gene transcription and epigenetics, and/or regulation of cellular excitability.

     * The technical requirements for this position are first-hand experience with the techniques of cell and tissue culture, animal handling, immunocytochemistry and microscopic imaging, as well as molecular biology techniques including PCR, molecular cloning, and transcriptome/epigenome analysis by next-generation sequencing and related computational methods. 

     * An interest in voltage-gated ion channel physiology would be a great asset for any applicant.

Applications, including curriculum vitae and bibliography, summary of past accomplishments, and the names and email addresses of three references, should be sent to:

Simon Gibbons

  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.

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.