Research Fellow - Molecular Medicine/Oncology

Molecular Medicine
Position description
We are seeking a postdoctoral Research Fellow who will support the Department of Molecular Medicine/Oncology. This one year renewable position is focusing on the study of oncolytic viruses and interactions with the immune system, with a special emphasis on immunovirotherapy. The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. or M.D. with significant laboratory experience and several first author publications, and have demonstrated excellence in written communication. They should be highly motivated and should be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Previous experience in immunology or immunotherapy research is required. Experience in virology and animal models of tumorigenesis is 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.
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 an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span three group practice sites. We support a vibrant research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical and population sciences. In 2017, the institution received nearly $446 million in extramural research awards, supplemented with over $304 million of institutional support. Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class faculty as well as state-of-the-art laboratory and 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, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks.
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Job posting number
Kara Schott
Equal opportunity employer
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