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Faculty Position in Biochemistry and Molecular Science

Job ID 183946BR Date posted 07/27/2022
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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MAYO CLINIC is a multidisciplinary academic medical center with over 4,000 physicians and scientists in an integrated multi-campus system spanning the globe. We have been recognized as the best hospital in the nation for 2021-2022 by U.S. News and World Report and one of the top hospitals and health systems in 2021 by Diversity Inc. We have committed over $100M in this decade to support anti-racism, equity, and inclusion in our communities. Our unified mission is to provide the best patient care, backed by our expertise and supported by innovation in research, education, and practice, to prevent disease and bring hope and healing in times of need. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and data sciences. In 2021, the institution received over $600 million in extramural research awards, supplemented with over $400 million of institutional support. Mayo Clinic has a world class faculty, laboratories, and state-of-the-art core facilities and biorepositories. The Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences trains and supports PhDs and MD/PhDs in BMB, Regenerative Sciences, and other disciplines.

MAYO CLINIC offers highly competitive startup, program support, and compensation packages and exceptional benefits to enable staff to achieve their personal and professional goals. We are proud to be among the few U.S. companies to provide a pension benefit at no cost to employees plus you can add the Mayo 403(b) plan which features an employer match. Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions, are more innovative, and are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change.

Position description
The Mayo Clinic Department of BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY is recruiting an innovative scientist at any rank to lead an extramurally funded research program on biochemical, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of health and disease. The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent degree with a research program focused on molecular mechanisms of health and disease. A successful track record or extramural funding, peer-reviewed publications and collaboration that is appropriate for their career stage is also required. Individuals with expertise in functional genomics or genome editing, cell metabolism, multi-omics/systems biology, and/or nano or synthetic biology are especially encouraged to apply. Successful applicants must demonstrate their commitment to a collaborative and inclusive culture.

THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (BMB) is the largest and oldest science department at Mayo Clinic. It presently includes over 50 scientists and physician scientists committed to the mission of discovering, pioneering, and sharing knowledge of molecular and biochemical mechanisms driving health and disease with strong basic/translational interactions and an emphasis on team science. A wealth of institutional core facilities are available to support the research mission. Our BMB faculty are internationally renowned scientists and innovators who are dedicated to graduate and post-graduate training and lead many discovery science efforts at Mayo Clinic. BMB scientists enjoy internal collaborations and joint appointments with many clinical departments and centers, including the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Kogod Center on Aging, Center for Biomedical Discovery, Center for Individualized Medicine, and Center for Regenerative Medicine.

APPLICATIONS should include a cover letter, CV with bibliography, names and contact information of four references, a statement of research interests, and a summary of past and planned contributions to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Benefits eligible

Full Time

International Assignment

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.

Natalie Brewster

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.
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