Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center

Faculty Position in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center

Rochester, MN, United States

Position description
Mayo Clinic is seeking applications from outstanding basic science and translational investigators with research programs in basic mechanisms of lung immunology, injury, repair, regeneration, or fibrosis for a Faculty Position in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine with a full joint appointment in basic sciences.

The ideal candidates will be researchers with innovative programs relevant to understanding immune and inflammatory responses of the lung, tissue injury, repair, regeneration or fibrosis as they relate to lung diseases. This career scientist position will receive significant ongoing institutional research support. Candidates who are working on these biological processes in other systems and are committed to re-focusing their studies on the lung are also encouraged to apply. Individuals that meet these criteria and who also possess a successful track record of publications and a strong interest in supporting our outstanding research training and graduate education programs are particularly encouraged to respond. We will be happy to receive applications from both junior and senior level scientists.

The Mayo Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is top-ranked and internationally recognized for academic and clinical excellence and includes 63 physicians and scientists, outstanding training programs, and a highly interactive, collaborative environment for the investigation of basic mechanisms of lung disease. All basic scientists within Pulmonary and Critical Care also hold joint appointment in related basic sciences department such as the Departments of Immunology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics or Biomedical Engineering. As such, they mentor graduate students and conduct collaborative research with other basic scientists and with physician scientists and clinical investigators.

Mayo Clinic is ranked number one in more specialties than any other hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News and World Report. We are an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span across three group practice sites. We support a vibrant research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences. In 2018, the institution received over $490 million in extramural research awards, supplemented with over $330 million of institutional support. Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class faculty laboratory and state-of-the-art 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, a Mouse Modeling Facility, Molecular and Microscopic Core Facilities, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.

Applications should include a CV, a description of research focus, and the names of five references. Specific questions related to the posting should be directed to:

Ulrich Specks, MD, Search Committee Chair

Benefits eligible

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.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.