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Research Fellow - Rheumatology & Immunology Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Division of Rheumatology
Specialty: Research, Rheumatology

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow to join the newly established Zeng lab at the Division of Rheumatology and Department of Immunology. The laboratory utilizes molecular, biochemical and genetic approaches to study lymphocyte differentiation and function in mouse models and patients with autoimmunity, with a particular interest in the metabolic regulatory mechanism controlling lymphocyte fate decision. The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with a diverse group of outstanding experimental immunologists and rheumatology physicians within the Mayo Clinic.

Must have a recently acquired Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in biology field. Experience handling human leukocyte samples is desired, but not necessary. Please prepare following documents at the time of application:
  1. Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  2. Doctoral degree certification, if applicable. Please include original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).
  3. Attach or arrange three letters of recommendation to be sent to Ms. Katrina ( The letters should be signed and on the letterhead, describing:
  • Relationship to the applicant.
  • Past work/academic performance,
  • Work qualities/personal conduct.
  • Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.

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. 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


Recruiter: Katrina Giese

Why Mayo Clinic? Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2016-2017), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Mayo Clinic is committed to sustaining and growing research, believes in research-driven care and establishes a well-defined integration between research and clinical practice. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for research, medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer 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: 90809BR

Date: Nov 28, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Immunology, Medical, Biochemistry, Genetics, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Science