Position description
A talented and highly motivated post-doctoral fellow is sought to lead translational research efforts within the Regenerative Immunotherapy & CAR-T Translational Research Program. This position will interact and collaborate with a team of scientists highly trained in translational research of cancer immunotherapy. Fellows will bring their skills, knowledge, and experience to be actively involved in the development of innovative CAR-T therapies for cancer and autoimmune disease. The ideal candidate must have experience in the fields of cancer immunology, molecular biology, T-cell functional studies, tumor-microenvironment interactions, and animal models.

A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic.

The following is required for completeness of application:
  • Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
  • Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.
Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.


Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration

  • Ph. D degree in immunology with research experience; a track record of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

  • Solid knowledge in cancer immunology, molecular & cell biology, and biochemistry

  • Skilled bench work experience in human T cells biology, multi-parameter flow cytometry and CliniMACS is preferred.

  • Experience in handling mice is required.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, effectively lead a project in a translational research environment in order to successfully meet project goals.

  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks.

  • Ability to design and execute experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a cogent and meaningful manner.

  • Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications.

  • Highly motivated and self-directed applicants interested in translational research in cancer immunotherapy are strongly encouraged to apply. However, applicants with related training and experience will be given priority.

Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description

Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!

Postdoc & Temporary Research
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Amelia Hoffman