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Research Fellow-Pharmacogenomics Laboratory Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Specialty: Research

A Life-Changing Career

Responsibilities: A Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought by a Pharmacogenomics laboratory for a position that is available as soon as possible. This laboratory will focus on the application of high throughput genomic technology to study how individual genetic background contributes to drug response and underlying mechanisms of drug resistance, especially response and resistance to antineoplastic agents. Studies conducted include using the tools of molecular pharmacology, molecular genetics and functional genomics as well as using animal models to understand the mechanisms of drug resistance and performing translational studies with this information to help predict response in the clinic setting. Candidates with experience in applying these technologies would be highly regarded. Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. and /or M.D. degree with significant past laboratory research experience with an emphasis on cancer genetics and cancer pharmacology.

A Research Fellow position is available in the program of Dr. Wang. For more information about Dr. Wang’s program, please see: http://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/wang-liewei-m-d-ph-d/bio-00027513. Interested candidates should e-mail their curriculum vitae and bibliography to Dr. Liewei Wang at wang.liewei@mayo.edu

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.


Additional Qualifications: Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. and /or M.D. degree with significant past laboratory research experience with an emphasis on cancer genetics and cancer pharmacology.

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: 73667BR

Date: May 6, 2017


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