Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Fellow

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center

Rochester, MN, United States

Position description
Dr. Liewei Wang’s lab is focused on personalized medicine of anti-cancer therapy. Her lab uses multi­ omics based approach, together with clinical studies, cell based models as well as patient derived xenograft models to identify biomarkers for drug responses. Identification of biomarkers will be followed by deep mechanistic understanding of how the biomarkers might influence therapeutic response and disease progression. Major techniques used in the lab include routine cell culture, molecular genetics, cell biology and animal experiments. Qualified candidates should have PhD or MD, PhD. training with extensive experience of genomics, cell biology, molecular genetics and animal care. Candidates with training in areas of cancer therapy resistance, breast cancer/ prostate cancer biology or hormone receptor biology would be preferred. Interested candidates can contact Dr. Wang at, wang.liewei@mayo.edu

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. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application.

  • Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  • 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).

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

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.

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