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Faculty position in Translational Ophthalmology Research

Job ID 145452BR Date posted 06/14/2022
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Ophthalmology
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Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is seeking applications from outstanding basic science or translational investigators for a faculty position in the Department of Ophthalmology specializing in Regenerative Ophthalmology and Eye Disease.

Mayo Clinic is an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span across three group practice and research sites. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences. Mayo has world-class faculty, laboratories, and state-of-the-art core facilities and biorepositories. The Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences also trains and supports PhD and MD/PhD students.

Position description
The ideal candidate will be an investigator whose research program addresses innovative and important questions related to eye disease, particularly those interested in glaucoma, corneal dystrophies, or macular and retinal diseases. Candidates who value advancing patient care through discovery and translation with research interests in development of leading edge treatments or in regenerative capacities to grow, repair or replace damaged cells of diseased tissues in a collaborative environment are encouraged to apply.

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. Senior candidates must have a strong publication record and history of NIH-equivalent extramural funding. Junior investigators should have a strong publication record with evidence of successful competition for external funding. The selected individual is expected to develop and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

International Assignment
No

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.

Recruiter
Katelyn Coleman

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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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