Faculty Position in Cancer BiologyJob ID 184091BR Date posted 07/11/2022
- Scottsdale, Arizona
- Full Time
- Cancer Biology
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Mayo Clinic in Arizona is pleased to announce the recruitment of an open rank faculty member in the Department of Cancer Biology.
The ideal candidate will be an established faculty member at their current institution with expertise in tumor microenvironment, including the immune system, and/or cancer stem cell biology. The ideal candidate will have an active research program. The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in the Department of Cancer Biology with synergistic joint appointments in departments that align with the candidate’s research focus.
The ideal candidate will have a sustained history of impactful publications in the field of tumor microenvironment/cancer stem cell biology and extramural funding including NIH or NIH-equivalent mechanisms. They will also value team science efforts and collaborations between clinical and academic research departments and will be an active participant in the enterprise-wide Department of Cancer Biology and other centers and departments relevant to their research interests. As the individual’s research program will be located at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale campus, the recruited investigator will be expected to integrate well and welcome collaborations with scientists, clinician investigators, and clinicians engaged in research at MCA.
The Department of Cancer Biology plays a key role in Mayo Clinic’s mission by engaging in nationally and internationally recognized biomedical research in brain, breast, liver, lymphoma, myeloma, and pancreas cancer; translating key findings to the clinic; and training future generations of biomedical researchers through Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The breast cancer team in Florida is known for its extensive involvement in the preclinical and clinical development of new breast cancer therapies as well as the identification and translation of cancer biomarkers. They are active participants in the NCI Specialized Program in Research Excellence (SPORE) grant, the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, and the NCI Experimental Therapeutics-Clinical Trials Network (ET-CTN).
Applicants should submit a CV, letter of intent, research statement, and the names of four professional references.
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