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Pediatrics Research Fellow-NIH T32 Clinical Pharmacology Training Program Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Specialty: Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Research

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: A position in the Mayo- NIH T32 Clinical Pharmacology Training Program led by Drs. Weinshilboum and Wang is available for a fellow trained in, or associated with, any pediatrics discipline.

Clinical Pharmacology is the science of all aspects of the interaction between drugs and biological therapeutic agents and humans. Clinical Pharmacology lies at the confluence of advances in genomics and other “omics” disciplines and systems biology to create “Precision Medicine”.

Mayo Clinic is fortunate to have a long-standing formal training program in Clinical Pharmacology that is supported by an NIH T32 Training Grant with a specific position for individuals training in or associated with any Pediatrics discipline. The program involves a diverse faculty in virtually every biomedical and clinical discipline. The NIH Clinical Pharmacology Training Program is only open to United States Citizens and permanent residents and is designed for fellows who have a M.D. or equivalent degree – but qualified Pharm.D. and Ph.D. candidates will also be considered in exceptional circumstances. This formal research training program is designed to prepare candidates for a career in either an academic medical center environment, in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry or in regulatory science.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and intent and your curriculum vitae, to Dr. Richard Weinshilboum (weinshilboum.richard@mayo.edu), as well as formally apply to the posting. For more information about this Clinical Pharmacology Training Program, please visit this website: http://www.mayo.edu/research/training-grant-positions/clinical-pharmacology/tpr-00055333


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. 800146; J2WRTP

Qualifications: The NIH Clinical Pharmacology Training Program is only open to United States Citizens and permanent residents and is designed for fellows who have a M.D. or equivalent degree – but qualified Pharm.D. and Ph.D. candidates will also be considered under exceptional circumstances. This formal research training program is designed to prepare candidates for a career in either an academic medical center environment, in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry or in regulatory science:
  1. Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  2. Three 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.
  3. 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? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 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, which includes 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: 62472BR

Date: Oct 11, 2017


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