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Postdoctoral fellow in Polymer Chemistry - Mayo Clinic

Employer
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Location
Scottsdale, Arizona
Salary
NIH scale and commensurate with experience
Closing date
27 Aug 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine, Chemistry
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

The Bose Lab at Mayo Clinic Arizona is actively seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow specializing in polymer chemistry to join an interdisciplinary team of biomedical engineers and basic scientists. The lab, located within the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Immunology, is focused on pioneering next-generation cell-based therapies for treating human diseases through the intersection of biomaterial science, cellular engineering, and immunology.

 

Position Highlights:

The applicant will focus on developing next-generation biomaterials and surface coatings with anti-fibrotic and immunomodulatory properties. The research will involve developing polymer libraries and screening in relevant biological systems. They will work closely with other members of the team and our clinical and basic immunology collaborators at Mayo Clinic Rochester and other institutions. Mayo Clinic has world-class core facilities (High-throughput screening, microscopy, genomics, and proteomics) to support the work.

 

Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in chemistry, material science, chemical engineering, or any related field.
  • Strong background in polymer chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, and surface modifications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and basic molecular biology skills preferred but optional.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team
  • At least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal

 

Mayo Clinic Postdocs receive excellent benefits and competitive rates for medical insurance. Eligible candidates may also receive relocation assistance as per policy. Phoenix is a vibrant metropolitan city that has become a center for cutting-edge research, attracting individuals from around the world. This diverse city offers rich culture, year-round activities, amazing cuisine, and more. If you have the vision, passion, and dedication to contribute to our mission, then there is a place for you here.

More about our lab: https://www.boselaboratory.com/

Faculty page: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/bose-suman-ph-d/bio-20549026

 

How to apply:  Qualified candidates should directly email Dr. Suman Bose (bose.suman@mayo.edu) with the subject “Postdoc Application – Your Name”. Please attach your current curriculum vitae (including contact information of two references), a brief cover letter explaining your background and research interests, and the earliest start date, if applicable.

 

About Mayo Clinic:

Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report in more specialties than any other hospital nationwide. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high-quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world, with over 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research, and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For.”

 

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.

 

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