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Research Fellow - Translational Genomic Studies Job

Location: Scottsdale , AZ, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Research
Specialty: Research

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately for translational genomic based studies of breast carcinomas with an emphasis on triple negative breast cancer. We utilize solid tissue flow cytometry and advanced genomic methods with clinical samples and model systems including cell lines and patient derived xenografts for these studies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with an established multi-disciplinary team of investigators including clinicians, biostatisticians, and cancer biologists. Candidates should hold a PhD and/or MD and have a research background in cancer biology and genomics. This position will require strong writing and analytical skills. Past experience with generating and analyzing large data sets and the use of informatic tools for whole genome interrogations is preferred. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated and demonstrate a passion for science, innovative thinking and the ability to work independently and effectively.

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: Saundra Wilson

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's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

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

Job Posting Number: 66088BR

Date: Mar 15, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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