Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is seeking a new faculty member for the Department of Ophthalmology specializing in Regenerative Ophthalmology and Eye Disease. Mayo Clinic is an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span across three group practice and research sites. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences. Mayo has world-class faculty, laboratories, and state-of-the-art core facilities and biorepositories.
The ideal candidate will be an investigator whose research program addresses innovative and important questions related to eye disease, particularly those interested in glaucoma, corneal dystrophies, or macular and retinal diseases. Candidates who value advancing patient care through discovery and translation with research interests in development of leading edge treatments or in regenerative capacities to grow, repair or replace damaged cells of diseased tissues in a collaborative environment are encouraged to apply.
Candidates holding a doctoral degree (PhD, MD/PhD, or MD) at all levels of academic rank will be considered for this faculty position. Senior candidates must have a strong publication record and history of NIH-equivalent extramural funding. Junior investigators should have a strong publication record with evidence of successful competition for external funding. The selected individual is expected to develop and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program.
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.