Job Posting Number:
61258BRJob Posting Title:
Research Fellow - Post DoctoralSpecialty:
MN - RochesterDepartment:
Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental TherapeuticsJob Description:
A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position in Pharmacogenomics and Functional Genomics is open in the program of Dr. Richard Weinshilboum. This program is devoted to studies of the role of genomics in variation in drug response, including drugs that are used to treat diseases that range from cancer to depression by using genome-wide genomics, metabolomics and other "omics" techniques. Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. and /or M.D. degree with past laboratory research experience involving molecular genetics, molecular biology and functional genomics. The role of the person in this position is to extend ongoing research and publish meaningful pharmacogenomic and functional genomic research.
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
Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field 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. Potential applicants should feel free to contact Dr. Richard Weinshilboum directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application:
- Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
- 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.
- Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
- Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).
Kara SchottCompany Statement:
Mayo Clinic is known nationally and internationally for outstanding achievements in patient care, research and education. Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit, integrated group practice focusing on high quality, compassionate medical care. Multi-disciplinary teams work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of "the needs of the patient come first." Mayo Clinic has sites in Minnesota, Arizona and Florida. Temporary Professional positions provide opportunities for post-doctoral training and education, as well as opportunities to gain expertise in specialized areas by working with established research investigators.
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