Research Fellow - Myeloma/Leukemia

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Position description
A post-doctoral fellowship is available in the Myeloma/Leukemia group, Department of Hematology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA. This one-year renewable position will be focus on high-resolution genomics and epigenomics studies in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, emphasizing the discovery and functional validation of molecular pathways associated with the pathogenesis and evolution of the diseases. The candidate will join a comprehensive research program at Mayo Clinic and will be in contact with leading investigators in the field.

Desired skills and experience:
Eligible applicants should be highly motivated and be able to work in a collaborative environment. The applicant should have a PhD with significant laboratory experience in molecular biology and a strong commitment to pursuing a career as an academic hematology researcher. Bioinformatics background is also desired. The applicant will be expected to be involved in several research projects and contribute to the writing of grant applications and publications.
See the PI (Dr. Esteban Braggio 's list of publications:
The lab also accepts applications for visiting scholar program that are supported by their home countries.

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.800146; J2WRTP

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 reference and summary and relevance of your current research to the hiring PI prior to an interview.
Must have a Ph.D. or M.D. and Ph.D. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
Additional qualifications
The selected candidate will be required to submit the following documents prior to the start date:
  • Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:
    • Relationship to the applicant.
    • Past work/academic performance.
    • Work qualities/personal conduct.
    • Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.
  • Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
    • Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
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.
Postdoc & Temporary Research
Career profile
Post Doctoral Research
Hematology & Oncology
Job posting number
Lei Feng
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