Faculty Position in Cancer Immunology at Mayo Clinic
Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Why Mayo Clinic
You are invited to partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Practicing at Mayo Clinic provides a rewarding career that promotes excellence in patient-centered care. You can thrive in an environment that supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available to you - including an integrated EMR and collaboration with top specialists - to give your patients the quality of care you want to achieve.
The Mayo Clinic Department of Immunology is seeking applications from outstanding basic science or translational investigators.
The ideal candidate will be a laboratory-based investigator whose research program and interests innovatively impact the field of cancer immunotherapy. Specific areas of interest include innate immunity, immune checkpoint inhibitors, and chimeric antigen receptor expressing T lymphocytes (CAR-T cells).
License or certification
Candidates holding a doctoral degree (PhD, MD/PhD, or MD) at all levels of academic rank will be considered for this faculty position. Junior investigators should have a strong publication record and evidence of successful competition for external funding is preferred. Senior candidates must have a strong publication record and history of NIH- or equivalent extramural funding. The selected individual is expected to develop and/or maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program. Several collaborative and translational opportunities exist, such as participation in program and excellence grants (e.g. NCI SPORE grants), integrating all three Mayo sites (AZ, MN, and FL) and are strongly encouraged and supported. Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural salary support, outstanding laboratory facilities, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.
The Mayo Clinic Department of Immunology is a three-site department with 41 independent investigators. The department sponsors outstanding NIH-funded PhD and MD/PhD training programs, and provides an interactive, collaborative environment for the investigation of basic mechanisms of immunity and the translation of new insights to the treatment of human disease.
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.
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).