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Mayo Clinic Research Fellow - Molecular Biology in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

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.

Position description

A postdoctoral position in DNA repair is available in the laboratory of Dr. Fergus Couch Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Couch’s research is focused on molecular characterization of known and candidate breast cancer susceptibility genes using state-of-the-art approaches including targeted mutagenesis of model systems. Well-trained, motivated Ph.D. graduates or postdoctoral fellows with a solid training in Molecular Biology are encouraged to apply.

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 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:

  3. Relationship to the applicant.

  4. Past work/academic performance.

  5. Work qualities/personal conduct.

  6. Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.

  7. Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:

  8. Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

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.

Category Postdoc & Temporary Research

Career profile Post Doctoral Research

Specialty Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Research

Job posting number 132445BR

Recruiter Stephanie Fredrickson

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.