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Research Fellow - Bioengineering & Biomaterials for 3D-Printing Job

Location: Scottsdale , AZ, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Otolaryngology
Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: This position is ideal for a first-year Post-Doctoral Fellow interested in the field of Bioengineering and Biomaterials for 3D-Printing. The project stems from work being performed by the Head and Neck Regeneration Program. The Program spans basic and applied (translational) science, applied engineering science, medical device product development, clinical translational research, and ultimately end use clinical application; thereby creating a multiscale bench to bedside synergistic environment for translational regenerative medicine. The goals for this position are to develop biomimetic and biocompatible materials for use in 3-D printing of complex head and neck structures. The PI is part of a Mayo Clinic/Arizona State University (ASU) collaborative effort that involves multiple PI's consistently cooperating to grow their respective research programs. There are opportunities for the applicant to collaborate with ASU and Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The applicant will have the opportunity to write and publish first author papers, attend national meetings, and contribute to future submission of new grants. The position is designed to prepare the applicant for a career as an independent scientist.

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

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. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application:
  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: Saundra Wilson

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's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Number: 88632BR

Date: Oct 11, 2017


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