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Research Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Cardiovascular Diseases
Specialty: Internal Medicine & Subspecialties

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: The Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory at Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN seeks a post-doctoral fellow to join an energetic and collaborative program. The main project focuses on the use of adult stem cells for cardiovascular applications. We use state-of-the-art molecular imaging to understand the biology of transplanted stem cells and their interaction with different scaffolds. The successful candidate would have a Ph.D. in Bioengineering with interest in Physiology. Candidates with a M.D. and previous experience in Bioengineering will also be considered. The technical requirements for this position are first-hand experience with the techniques of cell culture and engineering experience in the design and testing of synthetic or organic scaffolds. Experience with animal models of cardiac diseases (e.g., myocardial infarction) is a plus. Applications, including curriculum vitae and bibliography, summary of past accomplishments, and the names and email addresses of three references can be submitted to rodriguez.m@mayo.edu


Responsibilities: The selected candidate will be primarily in charge of animal studies of a NIH funded grant. Responsibilities will include: performance of cell culture and animal procedures,(surgery, animal imaging), as well as data analysis and manuscript writing. Initially, research fellow will be supervised until independent. Involvement in other projects will be expected but will depend on performance.

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.


Additional Qualifications: The successful candidate would have a Ph.D. in Bioengineering with interest in Physiology. Candidates with a M.D. and previous experience in Bioengineering will also be considered.

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: 78580BR

Date: Feb 17, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

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