Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Position description

Dr. Akhilesh Pandey’s systems biology laboratory in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) and Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is seeking a postdoctoral fellow for cancer biology. Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 hospital in the nation (U.S. News & World Report) and #1 in the world (Newsweek) with 34,000 Mayo staff and students. Mayo Clinic is dedicated to improving patient care by solving complex medical challenges. Rochester is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, health lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high qualify of life.

Dr. Pandey’s laboratory focuses on using mass spectrometry-based proteomics to study cancer signaling and identify therapeutic targets for breast cancer and ovarian cancer. The studies are funded by National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense and Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance. This position is immediately available and requires a PhD in a relevant area with a strong interest in the biology of cancer, biochemistry and proteomics. This postdoctoral fellowship provides a unique opportunity to use integrated approaches including molecular and cellular biology techniques, patient-derived xenograft models and the state-of-the-art mass spectrometry-based quantitative proteomics to study cancer signaling. Innate curiosity, drive, strong work ethic, communication skills, critical thinking, and the ability to work as a team are essential for this position. The candidate will be co-mentored by Dr. Pandey and Dr. Xinyan Wu, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Mayo Clinic. Previous experience in molecular biology, tissue culture and animal models with a strong publication record is highly desirable.

Candidates interested in joining, please email your CV and contact information of at least three references to Dr. Akhilesh Pandey ( or Dr. Xinyan Wu ( along with a short essay describing your career goals and interests. 800146; J2WRTP

Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
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.
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Job posting number
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