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Research Fellow - Oncology Research Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Division of Oncology Research
Specialty: Research

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the Billadeau lab. The laboratory uses molecular, biochemical and imaging approaches to study the regulation of natural killer (NK) cell function. This position will be funded through a recently awarded NIH grant with the goals to perform experiments aimed at elucidating the role of DOCK8, the gene of which is mutated in a primary immunodeficiency syndrome, and it’s downstream signaling pathways in regulating NK cell cytotoxicity and effector function. The postdoctoral fellow will work in a dynamic research environment with generous support and access to cutting-edge core facilities. Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree granted within the past 3 years, with a strong record of research experience and productivity. Expertise in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry and imaging would be a plus.

Responsibilities: 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

Qualifications: 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:
  1. Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  2. 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.
  3. Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
    • Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).

Recruiter: Kara Schott

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

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.

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

Job Posting Number: 78640BR

Date: Mar 19, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

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