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Mayo Clinic Research Fellow - Neurobiology in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

Why Mayo Clinic The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic's future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.

Position description A postdoctoral or research associate position is available to study the neurobiology of alcohol use disorder, sleep, and astrocyte-neuron interaction in Dr. Doo-Sup Choi’s laboratory at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. For detailed laboratory information, please read some recent articles

  • J Neurosci. 39:7206-7217, 2019:

  • Biol Psychiatry. 88:797-808, 2020;

  • Neuropsychopharmcol. 46:227-228, 2021

  • and laboratory website (http://mayoresearch.mayo.edu/staff/choi_ds.cfm).

Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree with 0-5 years postdoctoral experience in rodent ex vivo/in vivo electrophysiology with optogenetics, chemogenetics, and fiber photometry-based calcium imaging. Candidates with rodent behaviors, head-mount microendoscopy and EEG recording will be preferred.

Applications, including curriculum vitae and the names of three references, should be sent to Dr. Choi (Email:choids@mayo.edu).

Qualifications Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree with 0-5 years postdoctoral experience in rodent ex vivo/in vivo electrophysiology with optogenetics, chemogenetics, and fiber photometry-based calcium imaging. Candidates with rodent behaviors, head-mount microendoscopy and EEG recording will be preferred.

Additional qualifications 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 Research

Job posting number 148269BR

Recruiter Kara Schott

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.

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