Research Fellow - Cancer and Radiation Biology

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

United States

October 11, 2021

Description

City

Rochester

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Radiation Oncology

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.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description

The Department of Radiation Oncology at Mayo Clinic is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer and radiation biology.

Highly motivated individuals with a desire to develop into independent funded career translational scientists in Radiation Oncology are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be based in the laboratory of Dr. Zhenkun Lou and Dr. Robert Mutter, supported by Radiation Oncology, and routinely interact with clinicians in the department. The laboratory has significant expertise in the DNA damage response and its interplay with anti-tumor immunity.

Using small molecule inhibitors and genetic and epigenetic screens, the successful candidate will identify and validate new therapeutic targets that impact photon, proton and carbon ion efficacy in tumor and normal tissues. These studies will provide a framework for the future of personalized medicine with particle therapy at Mayo Clinic in the years ahead.

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.

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

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Radiation Oncology, Research

Job posting number

161326BR

Recruiter

Kara Schott

Equal opportunity employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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