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Mayo Clinic Research Fellow - Radiology in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute Yes

Department Radiology

Position description

Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology is seeking qualified postdoctoral candidates for a Research Fellow position. The candidate will work within Dr. Kejal Kantarci‘s research program focusing on multi-modality imaging in dementia with Lewy bodies and investigating how Alzheimer’s Disease pathology influences the phenotypic variability in dementia with Lewy bodies and disease progression. The applicant will be working with the MRI, PET and DaTScan SPECT imaging data. The research fellow will participate in lab meetings, discussions with statisticians and conferences relevant to the research topic within the Mayo Clinic campus. Candidates who have previous research experience on imaging in aging and dementia are preferred. Abstract submissions to national and international meetings and multiple publications within a year are expected.

Research areas in Dr. Kantarci’s program also include proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy, diffusion tensor imaging, and imaging/pathologic correlations. To learn more about Dr. Kantarci's research, please visit: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/kantarci-kejal-m-d/bio-00027544.

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 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.

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 Radiology, Research

Job posting number 133688BR

Recruiter Katrina Giese

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.