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Research Associate - Precision Neurotherapeutics Innovation Program at Mayo Clinic

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description:








Neurologic Surgery

Why Mayo Clinic

The Precision Neurotherapeutics Innovation Program at the Mayo Clinic is a multidisciplinary research/technology collaboration primarily focused on discovering and creating novel, personalized treatments for various neurological disorders. A major component of our research is the understanding and expansion of medical imaging techniques, including MRI, PET, and CT, particularly as used in neuro-oncology. This position is for a PhD-level expert in imaging physics and simulation. The candidate will be required to integrate imaging physics principles with current mathematical modeling research in the lab. Candidate will be expected to lead grant application writing and recommend funding opportunities to be pursued. Candidate will be required to lead and assist in preparing manuscripts, presenting at conferences, and participating in grant meetings and other workshops.

Position description

A Research Associate at Mayo Clinic is a temporary transitional role with the primary purpose to allow qualified individuals to work within an established investigator's program in preparation for an academic and/or independent research career. The ability to perform specialized or complex functions would typically be demonstrated through review of scientific accomplishments, contributions, and peer-reviewed publications averaging at least one per year post doctoral degree. The Research Associate is expected to provide leadership support and training within an established research program. 800210; J2WRTP


Must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Requires at least three years of postdoctoral research experience at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere with evidence of publications and other scientific accomplishments. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application:

  • Current curriculum vitae and bibliography

  • Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:

    • Relationship to the applicant.

    • Past work/academic performance.

    • Work qualities/personal conduct.

    • Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.

  • Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
    • Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Site description

Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.


Postdoc & Temporary Research

Career profile



Neurologic Surgery, Radiology, Research

Job posting number



Saundra Wilson

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).