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Research Associate - Neuroscience

Employer
Mayo
Location
Jacksonville, Florida (US)
Salary
DOE
Closing date
Dec 21, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia
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Job Details

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.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

The Translational Neuropathology laboratory is seeking a highly skilled individual with extensive experience performing fluorescence microscopy on brain tissue. We are a multidisciplinary team that enjoys science and are dedicated to the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This position is designed for a staff scientist who will perform fluorescence and histochemistry experiments for a variety of NIH-funded projects and who will oversee multiple collaborative grants requiring advanced microscopy. The individual will be responsible for working with the PI to interpret fluorescence/immunofluorescence findings in human brain, write-up of methods and results, and facilitate organization of fluorescence experiments. Grant writing will not be required beyond providing portions relevant to fluorescence/immunofluorescence experiments.  Knowledge of fluorescent immunostaining, histochemistry, use of fluorescent microscopes, and Microsoft products is required.

Past experience in neurodegenerative diseases will be prioritized. The position is designed to recruit a motivated individual who wants to be an integral member of a team and who would like to grow into a permanent Research Scientist position.

A Research Associate at Mayo Clinic is a temporary transitional role with the primary purpose to allow qualified individuals to work within an established investigator’s program in preparation for an academic and/or independent research career. The ability to perform specialized or complex functions would typically be demonstrated through review of scientific accomplishments, contributions, and peer-reviewed publications averaging at least one per year post doctoral degree. The Research Associate is expected to provide leadership support and training within an established research program.

The Translational Neuropathology laboratory is seeking a highly skilled individual with extensive experience performing fluorescence microscopy on brain tissue. We are a multidisciplinary team that enjoys science and are dedicated to the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This position is designed for a staff scientist who will perform fluorescence and histochemistry experiments for a variety of NIH-funded projects and who will oversee multiple collaborative grants requiring advanced microscopy. The individual will be responsible for working with the PI to interpret fluorescence/immunofluorescence findings in human brain, write-up of methods and results, and facilitate organization of fluorescence experiments. Grant writing will not be required beyond providing portions relevant to fluorescence/immunofluorescence experiments.  Knowledge of fluorescent immunostaining, histochemistry, use of fluorescent microscopes, and Microsoft products is required.

Past experience in neurodegenerative diseases will be prioritized. The position is designed to recruit a motivated individual who wants to be an integral member of a team and who would like to grow into a permanent Research Scientist position.

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. Must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Requires at least three years of postdoctoral research experience at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere with evidence of publications and other scientific accomplishments.

  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!

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Mayo Clinic has been recognized three-years in a row as the best hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report.  Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care.  We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.  We offer a highly competitive compensation package, exceptional benefits including medical, dental, paid time off. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

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