Research Fellow - Molecular Medicine



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Molecular Medicine
Why Mayo Clinic
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.
Position description
As a Research Fellow in the Mayo Clinic Department of Molecular Medicine you would be focused on the development and clinical translation of oncolytic virus therapies and cancer immunotherapies.
Successful candidates would be responsible for
  • Design and implementation of studies in preclinical murine tumor models
  • Correlative studies using research specimens from ongoing human clinical trials
  • Developing study protocols, preparing regulatory submissions to institutional animal care and biosafety committees
Prior experience in methods in immunology and virology including tissue culture, flow cytometry, ELISA/ELISPOTs, molecular cloning, and other is preferred.
Additional experience in design and implementation of sequencing studies to characterize immune microenvironments is highly desired.

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.

You can learn more about Dr. Stephen Russel's lab by visiting his profile here: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/russell-stephen-j-m-d-ph-d/bio-00027628
Qualifications
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
Yes
Schedule
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.
Category
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Specialty
Research
Job posting number
144724BR
Recruiter
Stephanie Fredrickson