Faculty Positions in Immunoengineering

Why Mayo Clinic
The faculty members will join a diverse team of physicians and scientists to drive improved outcomes for recipients of vascularized composite allografts and other organ transplants. Successful candidates will leverage the extensive resources of the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center (Scottsdale/Phoenix, AZ; Jacksonville, FL; and Rochester, MN). Mayo Clinic is the largest integrated transplant provider in the nation and every year, more than 150 surgeons and physicians and hundreds of allied health staff perform more than 2,000 solid organ and bone marrow transplants. These positions come with substantial long-range institutional support for salary, personnel, equipment, and travel, all designed to ensure immediate and continued success of the candidate. The successful candidate will have opportunities to not only establish and maintain a highly recognized research program, but also to integrate with existing institutional strengths in immunology, physiology and biomedical engineering, and regenerative medicine. The candidate will be strongly encouraged to explore entrepreneurial opportunities aligned with Mayo’s 2030 vision to Cure, Connect, and Transform.

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 is 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. The successful applicant will have access to the resources of 22 Research Centers including the Center for Biomedical Discovery, Center for Individualized Medicine and the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class laboratory and state-of-the-art shared resource facilities. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.
Position description
Mayo Clinic is recruiting two institutionally supported faculty positions at its Arizona campus to develop cutting edge research programs in Immunoengineering and strategies to promote immune tolerance. We seek energetic and innovative investigators who will introduce, advance, and implement novel immunoengineering approaches to modulate or eliminate the need for long-term immunosuppression. Examples of research areas of interest include cellular engineering to enhance immune cell tolerogenic functions; development and targeted delivery of immunomodulatory biomaterials; and development of biologically relevant test platforms for immunoengineered therapeutics. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an internationally recognized research program that emphasizes trans-disciplinary collaboration between scientists, clinician investigators and clinicians in their primary department as well as in relevant clinical and basic science departments and centers from across the institution.

Credentials of a successful candidate will include a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., Sc.D., or equivalent) with background in a relevant science and/or engineering field (e.g. immunology, biomedical engineering, cell biology, physiology, nanotechnology). Applications from emerging investigators are welcome, as are applications from more established investigators for whom a record of extramural funding consistent with or preferably exceeding the candidate’s career stage is expected. Candidates should exhibit evidence of leadership skills and multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations. Consideration will be given to candidates at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level. Academic rank, salary, and start-up package will be commensurate with experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV and research statement.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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Jennifer Schilbe
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