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Faculty Position, Department of Neuroscience with a focus on Aging at Mayo Foundation

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Jacksonville, Florida

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Why Mayo Clinic

You are invited to partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Practicing at Mayo Clinic provides a rewarding career that promotes excellence in patient-centered care. You can thrive in an environment that supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available to you - including an integrated EMR and collaboration with top specialists - to give your patients the quality of care you want to achieve.

Position description

The Department of Neuroscience at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL,in partnership with the Mayo Clinic Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging is seeking outstanding candidates with dynamic research programs in Neurobiology of disease and aging.

The ideal candidate for this position will be an investigator with an innovative and dynamic research program that is directed at understanding the fundamental role of disease biology in aging, with an emphasis on the identification of molecules and pathways that drive cellular senescence and aging. This may then ultimately lead to new ways to modulate these senescent cells, thus delaying or reverting diseases and disabilities associated with aging in people.

The candidate for this position will be expected to have a track record of major contributions to the field, with an emphasis on the application of novel in vitro and in vivo imaging tool and animal models, induced pluripotent stem cells, the use of systems level analytical and bioinformatics approaches, or the integration of multiple discovery platforms to advance our understanding of disease biology and etiology. The candidate for this position is expected to have a history of extramural funding, as well as a proven record of collaborative team science endeavors. Individuals with interest and experience in research training and graduate-level education are particularly encouraged to respond.

The Mayo Clinic Department of Neuroscience is a prominent department and is internationally recognized and respected for academic excellence. Basic scientists within the neuroscience department have strong expertise in neurogenetics, neuropathology, disease modeling, immunity, and experimental therapeutics. The Department hosts an NIH-designated Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research. The research mission of the department is closely aligned with the resources and initiatives of the Center for Biomedical Discovery, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Center for Individualized Medicine, Department of Neurology, and the Center on Aging. The department also has an outstanding training environment and is closely aligned with the Neurobiology of Disease Program at Mayo Graduate School, the Mayo Medical School and the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education.

Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class faculty laboratory and state-of-the-art shared resource facilities, including those for microscopy and imaging, cell and molecular biology, animal models, production of iPS cells and clinical grade MSCs, biomedical engineering and mathematics, materials testing, a Medical Genomics Facility, a Mouse Modeling Facility, Molecular and Microscopic Core Facilities, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.

For more information contact Adriana Semko,
Physician and Scientist Recruiter at

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Site description

Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The "River City by the Sea" has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!


Physicians & Scientists


Neurology, Research

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Adriana Semko

Equal opportunity employer

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