The Department of Urology at Mayo Clinic has a Faculty position available for a Career Scientist with expertise in the areas of genitourinary cancer biology, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and/or stem cell therapies.
The Department of Urology is internationally recognized for academic and clinical excellence and includes 26 physicians and scientists, outstanding training programs and a highly interactive, collaborative environment for basic and translational research relevant to genitourinary diseases and their medical and surgical treatment. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to leverage departmental resources including extensive tissue banks as well as clinical databases to facilitate translational science. He/she will also be expected to form collaborations with scientists, clinicians and engineers in other relevant departments to broaden his/her platform and to create new opportunities for urologic research. For example, collaborative opportunities for research in urologic malignancy exist with the Departments of Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology, while interactions with the basic science Departments of Immunology, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Molecular Pharmacology/Experimental Therapeutics or Physiology/Biomedical Engineering will facilitate research in cancer biology, regenerative medicine or tissue engineering. The successful candidate will also hold joint appointments in related basic science departments and have the opportunity to mentor graduate students.
Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Hospitals 2018-2019 edition. We are an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span across three group practice sites. We support a vibrant research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical and population sciences. In 2018 Mayo Clinic received $472 million in extramural research awards, supplemented with $319 million in institutional support.
Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class faculty laboratory and state-of-the-art shared resource facilities, including those for microscopy and imaging, cell and molecular biology, animal models, production of iPS cells and clinical grade MSCs, biomedical engineering and mathematics, materials testing, a Medical Genomics Facility, a Mouse Modeling Facility, Molecular and Microscopic Core Facilities and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources and exceptional benefits.
Applications should include a CV, cover letter and a statement of research interests. Questions about the position can be addressed to:
Stephen Boorjian, M.D.
c/o Mariano Vassallo, Human Resources
Department of Urology