Dr. Anand Padmanabhan’s Laboratory in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) in Rochester, Minnesota is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow in the area of platelet biology. Mayo Clinic is ranked as the #1 hospital in the nation (U.S. News & World Report) and #1 in the world (Newsweek) with 34,000 Mayo staff and students. Mayo Clinic is dedicated to improving patient care by solving complex medical challenges. Rochester 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.
Dr. Padmanabhan’s research in the area of platelet immunology, with a focus on heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, utilizes various biochemical tools and techniques to enhance the understanding of immune thrombocytopenia. Dr. Padmanabhan’s lab has a focus on translating research findings into better diagnostics and treatments. Recent research from this group has led to findings of new methods used to diagnose and treat HIT.
This position is currently available and requires a PhD in a relevant area, preferably chemistry/biochemistry. Critical thinking, curiosity, strong work ethic, communication skills and the ability to work well with others both within and outside the group is required. Previous experience in chemistry/ biochemistry and a strong publication record is highly desirable.
Please email your cover letter describing your career goals, interests and aspirations to Dr. Anand Padmanabhan (Padmanabhan.Anand@mayo.edu), must include CV, contact information and at least three references.
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.
The research fellow will work in translational research areas of platelet immunology and interact closely with the principal investigator whose group has already had a key impact on advancing both diagnosis and treatment of Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Candidates with a track record of publications and with expertise and interest in biochemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. 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.