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Internship

Research Fellow - Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

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Mayo Clinic

1mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Rochester

AI generated summary

  • You need a Ph.D. in engineering, expertise in microfluidic devices, high self-motivation, biology experiment interest, and biomaterial/droplet microfluidics experience. Join our research team at Mayo Clinic!
  • You will develop microfluidic devices for immune response monitoring, work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams, and conduct research in a cutting-edge biomedical engineering environment.

Off-cycle Internship

Research & Development, HealthcareRochester

Description

  • 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.

Requirements

  • A Ph.D. degree in a relevant field such as electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, bioengineering, material engineering and chemical engineering.
  • Expertise in developing microfluidic devices or biosensors is required.
  • High self-motivation is a must.
  • Strong interest to handle biology experiments in junction with engineering development, such as cell culture, ELISA or other quantification assays is preferred.
  • Candidates with expertise in developing biomaterials for biosensors, or droplet microfluidics are also encouraged to apply.

Education requirements

PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • Mayo Clinic is ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 7 consecutive years. Mayo Clinic is also a renowned medical research institute that commits to a diverse environment and strives to produce better patient outcomes through advancement in science and engineering, and has cleanroom microfabrication facilities in the Division of Engineering and the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering.
  • Dr. Yuguang Liu is in the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, and also affiliated with the Department of Immunology, Department of Surgery, and the Microbiomics Program within the Center for Individualized Medicine. Dr. Liu’s team focuses on developing microfluidic technologies to seek answers to unanswered scientific questions, such as to study cell-cell interactions, and to meet the unmet clinical needs, such as to develop point-of-care devices for disease diagnostics and therapeutic monitoring.
  • This postdoc fellow position is to develop microfluidic devices and microsensors that can be used as point-of-care or research tools. Applications include but not limited to monitoring immune responses to cancer immunotherapies and the aging of the immune system. The research fellow would also work with teams and lab facilities within the program and across the institute to perform engineering and biology-related work in a collaborative manner.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Rochester