Research Fellow


Mayo Clinic


Jacksonville, Florida

Principal Investigator

Leonard Petrucelli


Interested applicants should contact Dr. Petrucelli at and provide a current CV and contact information for three references.


An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Petrucelli Lab to contribute to an evolving research program focused on neurodegenerative disease. An array of techniques and models are employed within the laboratory to investigate mechanisms of abnormal proteostasis in neurodegeneration, including primary neuronal culture; transgenic and AAV-based mouse models; and validation in human postmortem brain tissue and biomarker program.

Mayo Clinic offers a competitive stipend and fringe benefit package.


Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or M.D. degree in a research area that may include neuroscience, molecular biology, or physiology. In addition, postdoctoral candidates should have a strong publication record, be highly motivated to conduct independent research, and display good communication and interpersonal skills.