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Research Fellow - DMLP

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Stewartville
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating a diverse environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change, and produce better outcomes. That diversity is about opening up to unconventional ideas that create better outcomes, while recognizing colleagues' unique contributions. Become part of the legacy that embraces these differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
A postdoctoral appointment is available in the laboratory of Dr. Fergus Couch in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. The laboratory focuses on the molecular characterization of mutations that predispose to breast cancer using state-of-the-art approaches including CRISPR-based targeted mutagenesis of model systems, DNA damage repair and drug response assays, high-throughput sequencing, and cell and molecular biology techniques. An opportunity exists for a motivated individual to lead studies of breast cancer genes and to participate in collaborative projects involving consortia.

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.

The following is required for completeness of application:

  • Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
  • Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.

    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
    Preferred applicants will have a Ph.D. in cancer and/or molecular biology, good written and oral communication skills, and be able to work independently. The selected candidate will be expected to lead projects, generate and analyze data, write manuscripts for publication in scientific journals, present data at annual scientific conferences, and assist with grant writing.

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a current curriculum vitae and bibliography and three contacts for references.

    Benefits eligible

    Full Time

    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.

    Victoria Esteves

    As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Research Fellow - DMLP, Other , Stewartville, Minnesota

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