Research Fellow

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville , FL 32277

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Why Mayo Clinic

The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating a diverse environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change, and produce better outcomes. That diversity is about opening up to unconventional ideas that create better outcomes, while recognizing colleagues' unique contributions. Become part of the legacy that embraces these differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description

We are seeking applications from qualified candidates with expertise in neuroscience, extracellular vesicles and molecular biology for the translational studies of neurologic disorders. This position will work in a highly collaborative environment, focusing on identification of candidate molecules from proteomic profiling, machine learning and experimental validation using novel platform.

The research will be based at the new lab at Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic Florida, and will involve interactions with collaborators in other institutes. The main focus of the Laboratory of Molecular NeuroTherapeutics is the identification and therapeutic intervention of target molecules and cell types for the treatment or prevention of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and other tauopathies.

The ideal candidates will be expected to work independently in animal models of neurodegenerative disorders, molecular engineering and extracellular vesicles. They will keep records and data of all scientific experiments according to established procedures.

They also will draft technical reports, manuscripts for scientific journals, and present work internally and externally as needed. They are also expected to occasionally supervise students, act as a source of information and advice to other members of the group on scientific protocols and experimental techniques.

The following links provide more information about the laboratory and institution:

Laboratory of Molecular NeuroTherapeutics:

Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic Florida:

To inquire, please send the following files to Curriculum vitae (including publication list), a statement of research interest including brief description of past work, and contact information of three references.

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.

The following is required for completeness of application:

  • Current curriculum vitae with bibliography

  • Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.

Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.


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

Each applicant must possess an advanced degree (Ph.D.) in a relevant field with less than 5 years of postdoc experiences. Candidates with experience in neuroscience, biochemistry, protein chemistry, molecular engineering and proteomics are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidates should be team players with high scientific standards and communication skills, and have the ability to work in an interactive, fast-paced environment.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Site description

Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities.

The "River City by the Sea" has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!


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