Several research programs in the Department of Neuroscience at Mayo Clinic Florida seek to expand their teams with postdoctoral fellows, research technicians, and post-baccalaureate students. Open positions are currently available in the laboratories of Drs. Bu, Caulfield, Cook, Ertekin-Taner, Ikezu, Kanekiyo, Liu, McLean, Ross, Springer, and K. Zhang. The Mayo Clinic Department of Neuroscience is internationally recognized and respected for academic excellence with a specific focus on understanding the etiology and developing diagnostic and treatment methods for age-related neurodegenerative diseases including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, and Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The research ranges from understanding mechanisms and modeling of disease to biomarker and therapeutics development. The vision of the Department is to promote the highest quality, team-based, nationally ranked neuroscience research programs and to translate neuroscience discovery to improved care for patients with neurological diseases. Mayo Clinic has a wealth of world-class faculty and scientists within the neuroscience department have strong expertise in neurogenetics, neuropathology, disease modeling, immunity, and experimental therapeutics. Laboratories and shared resource facilities are state-of-the-art, including those for microscopy and imaging, cell and molecular biology, production of research and clinical grade iPSCs and MSCs, biomedical engineering, a Medical Genomics Facility, a Mouse Modeling Facility, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks. The Department also has an outstanding training environment and is home of the Neuroscience PhD Program at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The Department of Neuroscience offers outstanding research and training opportunities and seeks to promote excellence in an equitable, inclusive, and diverse environment. We welcome applications from all highly qualified and motivated candidates, but especially encourage individuals from groups underrepresented in academia to apply. For more information on the department, research, mentors, and training programs see: https://www.mayo.edu/research/departments-divisions/department-neuroscience-florida/overview
How to apply: Interested candidates should send all relevant information to firstname.lastname@example.org All applicants are asked to provide a cover letter stating career goals and diseases/research areas of interest along with names of up to 3 potential mentors in the Department of Neuroscience. Include CV as well as contact information of at least 2 references. Postdoctoral fellows should have a record of peer-reviewed publications and are asked to additionally provide a research statement. Research technicians are asked to provide a summary of technical and methodological expertise as well as laboratory management skills.
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