Principal Research Technologist - Physiology & Biomedical Engineering at Mayo Clinic

    • Mayo Clinic
  • Rochester, MN
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 9 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 79,747.20 - 119,683.20 per year
Full Time

Skills

Biomedical engineering
Collaboration
Cell culture
Flow cytometry
Design of experiments
People management
Statistics
Research
Technologist
Reporting
Innovation
Science
Modeling
Screening
Biology
Leadership
Management
ELISA
Assays
Microscopy
Accounting
Productivity
Design
Data
Operations
Mentorship
Publications
Chemistry
Presentations

Job Details

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.

Responsibilities

The Islet Engineering and Replacement Laboratory (Director: Quinn Peterson, PhD) is seeking a motivated and driven colleague to join a team of basic and translational scientists in developing transformative new therapies and utilizing cutting edge approaches to elucidate new understanding of disease. The Islet Engineering and Replacement laboratory is focused on developing cell replacement therapies for type 1 diabetes and developing innovative new technologies to support basic and translational science in the use of stem cell derived islets for disease modeling, drug screening and islet biology.

Along with conducting laboratory research, this role involves logistical leadership of the projects and supporting other team members including research technologists, post-doctoral fellows, and students. The projects are geared directed differentiation of stem cells and the development of cell replacement therapies and related technologies especially in the contest of type 1 diabetes. The preferred technical experience for this position is extensive experience in mammalian cell culture systems, flow cytometry, elisa assays, microscopy and experimental design. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with pluripotent stem cells and/or complex cell culture systems.

Organizational Relationships: Receives limited direction from PI and Supervisor. Is expected to work independently. Works cooperatively with other research staff in own and related labs. Interacts with vendors and others outside of Mayo Clinic as well as with other personnel from various departments within Mayo Clinic such as Research Administrative Services, Medical Graphics, Engineering, Facilities, Accounting, etc. Will manage progress on large-multi department/center projects between the research laboratory and resources in the Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics. Must be able to effectively manage people and relationships while maintaining a high level of productivity and collegiality.

Position Overview: (Major Functions and Non-Essential Functions): Oversees projects within the laboratory and assumes significant responsibility for the day-to-day operation of lab activities, including the design of research studies and experiments. Monitors results, responds to unusual outcomes; develops and implements modifications. Collects, enters analyzes, and interprets data. Possesses advanced knowledge of lab practices and directs and teaches others in lab practices. Provides leadership for lab operations and staff including coordinating resources and schedules. Serves as a mentor to lab staff. Possesses extensive knowledge in specialized field of study. Contributes significantly to grant proposals. Authors and coauthors publications. Presents at National Meetings.

Qualifications

Requires master's degree in biology, chemistry, other relevant science with 8 years of research laboratory experience, or a Bachelors degree and 10 years of relevant laboratory experience. Requires first authorship of a scientific publication as well as one presentation at a national level, or equivalent pre-requisite experience in a setting where this was not possible. Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science preferred. Must have demonstrated abilities in experimental procedures, statistical analysis techniques, development of experiments, and troubleshooting in a laboratory setting. Requires ability to work independently; including experience providing independent oversight of research project(s). Must be able to work with a variety of people at all levels both within and outside of the institution.

Additional Experience and/or Qualifications: (Has Achieved Competency in the Following Areas, Job Knowledge and Additional Considerations): Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science preferred. Must have demonstrated abilities in experimental procedures, statistical analysis techniques, development of experiments, and troubleshooting in a laboratory setting. Requires ability to work independently; including experience providing independent oversight of research project(s). Must be able to work with a variety of people at all levels both within and outside of the institution.

Exemption Status

Exempt

Compensation Detail

$79,747.20 - $119,683.20 / year; Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours/Pay Period

80

Schedule Details

Regular business schedule

Weekend Schedule

Some weekend work may be required

International Assignment

No

Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Recruiter

Stephanie Baird