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Research Fellow - Statistical Genetics

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Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Rochester, MN
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Cardiovascular Medicine

Why Mayo Clinic

A postdoctoral position is available for eligible candidates with training in statistical genetics, computational genomics and statistics. Our laboratory focuses on genomic studies of cardiovascular traits and implementation of genomics into clinical practice. The approaches we use include genome and exome-wide association studies using high-density SNP arrays (common variants as well as rare variants), whole exome/genome sequencing in families with cardiovascular disease, pharmacogenomic profiling from NGS data, RNA sequencing, expression profiling and phenomics. Our laboratory is part of a large-scale translational genomics initiative, the eMERGE network ( ) established by the National Human Genome Research Institute to enable the application of genomic medicine in clinical setting. The candidate should be able to analyze data resulting from these approaches and have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics or statistical genetics. The candidate is expected to gain cross-disciplinary training in 'clinomics', genetic epidemiology and translational bioinformatics.

Position description

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. 800146; J2WRTP


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. 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 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.


Postdoc & Temporary Research

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Kara Schott

Equal opportunity employer

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


Company Profile
Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Rochester, Minn.; Scottsdale and Phoenix, Ariz.; and Jacksonville, Fla. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states. To inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.These values, which guide Mayo Clinic's mission to this day, are an expression of the vision and intent of our founders, the original Mayo physicians and the Sisters of Saint Francis.

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