Research Fellow

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 3 weeks ago

City

Jacksonville

State

Florida

Telecommute

No

Department

Neurosciences

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: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/ikezu-tsuneya-m-d-ph-d/bio-20507827

Laboratory of Molecular NeuroTherapeutics: http://www.tsuneyaikezu.com

Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic Florida: https://www.mayo.edu/research/departments-divisions/department-neuroscience-florida/overview

To inquire, please send the following files to ikezu.tsuneya@mayo.edu: 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.

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

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

Yes

Schedule

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!

Category

Postdoc & Temporary Research

Career profile

Post Doctoral Research

Specialty

Research

Job posting number

153643BR

Recruiter

Amelia Hoffman



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Academic Fellow Start Aug 2020

Great Oaks Foundation

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 5/24/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-08-22T00:00 SEEKING RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATES!!! If this is you, read on! Preferrred grads from 2019-2021 Great Oaks Charter Schools and partner schools In partnership with AmeriCorps About Great Oaks Charter Schools What sets Great Oaks schools apart from other college preparatory charters is the Great Oaks Fellowship- a selective cadre of recent college graduates who deliver individualized instruction to every student every day. In addition to providing individualized instruction, Fellows mentor students to support social and emotional growth. The mission of the Great Oaks Foundation is to launch and support a network of charter schools that prepare students for college success through a rigorous tutorial program. The Great Oaks Foundation has replicated the Great Oaks Fellowship model in Newark, NJ, New York, NY, Bridgeport, CT, Wilmington, DE and Baltimore, MD. A select group of Great Oaks Fellows are enrolled in the Teaching Residency program. We are seeking team-oriented, student-centered, service-minded individuals who share the belief that all students deserve a high-quality education. Position Summary Great Oaks Fellows are integral members of the Great Oaks community. Over the course of one school year (August through June), Great Oaks Fellows collaborate with diverse stakeholders to instruct and mentor students, and help develop a community where those students thrive. As a member of the Great Oaks Fellowship, Fellows are directly responsible for providing individualized instruction, mentorship, and enrichment opportunities to several small groups of middle or high school students each day in a full-time AmeriCorps service position. Fellows serve Monday-Friday and some weekends- an average day lasting 9-10 hours. To ensure that Fellows meet the necessary living expenses incurred while participating in the Great Oaks Fellowship program, members are provided a modest living stipend, housing (utilities and furniture included) and access to food and health benefits. Members also receive ongoing professional development throughout the year. Fellows will be eligible for an AmeriCorps Segal Education Award upon successful completion of the service term in good standing with the service site (completing 1,700 hours of service for Full-time members and the school year in its entirety). Most importantly, Great Oaks Fellows gain valuable professional and personal experience and acquire skills in civic-engagement, teamwork and leadership during a year of service. The ideal candidate for the Great Oaks Fellowship is a recent college graduate who is passionate about service and working with youth. Great Oaks Fellows serve in Newark, NJ, New York, NY, Bridgeport, CT, Wilmington, DE and Baltimore, MD. Responsibilities Instruct for Mastery - Fellows deliver individualized small-group instruction to students in the context of a supportive relationship, resulting in a significant increase in math and ELA achievement. * Provide daily tutoring to students in math and/or English Language Arts for an average of four (45 minute) periods a day * Utilize at least one prep period each day to organize, adapt, and/or plan instructional materials * Provide additional academic supports during after-school programming and/or Saturday Academy (dependent on campus placement) * Collaborate with teachers to support individualized and student-driven academic goal setting * Actively participate in student and/or content-focused meetings with Fellow leadership, school leadership, and teachers * Regularly assess student progress to inform personalized instruction * Provide in-class or curriculum support (dependent on secondary role) Mentor for Leadership - Fellows provide fundamental support to students' social emotional growth. Fellows help empower students to evolve into leaders. * Mentor small groups of students in formal and informal settings * Collaborate with school staff to support students' individualized learning needs * Consistently serve as a model of professional behavior for students * Ensure students' continued demonstration of school-wide values and culture systems * Support students to set self-directed social emotional goals * Cultivate relationships with families through weekly communication, ensuring open conversations about student progress Develop a Community - Fellows will contribute to the development of the school and surrounding communities. * Support the development of an enriching school environment by being present during arrival, dismissal, lunch and transition of students as well as school and community-based events * Learn and acclimate to the Great Oaks school culture and procedures, hold students accountable to expectations when necessary * Actively engage in professional development sessions that are focused on student instruction (tutorial), mentoring and coaching techniques, student data, personal development, diversity and inclusion, etc. * Plan and support student and family events * Participate in school-wide service days- 9/11 Day of Service and Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service * Lead and support after-school programming (varies by campus) * Effectively collaborate with a team of Fellows to achieve the Program's mission * Additional responsibilities established by school and network leadership Qualifications * Earned a Bachelor's degree by August 1, 2021 * Citizenship or legal Permanent Residency status in the United States (AmeriCorps requirement) * Served no more than three previous AmeriCorps service terms (AmeriCorps National requirement) Competencies A successful candidate will bring the following qualifications: * Passion for service and a resilient, positive mindset * Commitment to serving children in public schools and an unwavering belief that ALL students can succeed * Prior experience working or volunteering with children (tutoring and/ or mentoring preferred) * Relationship building, communication, and collaboration skills- experience working in team settings * Maturity to live and work closely with professional peers * Ability to stay organized and meet deadlines * Commitment to lifelong learning- responds well to and implements feedback * Collaborative problem-solving abilities General Information This AmeriCorps service role will start in early August 2021 and run through June 2022. GO Fellow positions are available in New York City, NY, Newark, NJ, Bridgeport, CT, Baltimore, MD and Wilmington, DE. Application Process: * From the date of your application, you can expect to receive notice within a week regarding your eligibility * Qualified candidates will be sent an email requesting completion of a Spark Hire One-way Interview (this email may end up in spam/ junk folder) Should you move on in the process, you will be scheduled for a final interview and work product evaluation with one of our five locations If you are applying through a mobile phone: * Use the notes feature on your mobile phone * Copy and paste your text into the application This will ensure the clarity of your writing. #ZR Great Oaks Foundation Jacksonville FL

Research Fellow

Mayo Clinic