As part of a strategic growth initiative in its nationwide research efforts, The Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Diseases is seeking a new faculty member. Outstanding basic science or translational investigators holding a doctoral degree (PhD, MD/PhD, or MD) are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be an investigator whose research program addresses innovative and important issues related to the basic science of cardiovascular diseases. Specific areas of interest include innovative and important issues related to heart failure, the emerging field of cardio-oncology, or valvular heart disease with an interest/emphasis on regenerative therapies. There is particular interest in recruiting an individual who values collaborative approaches and can facilitate translation of scientific discoveries from the lab into leading-edge treatments and therapies for patients with cardiovascular disease.
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Candidates at all levels of academic rank will be considered. Senior candidates must have a strong publication record and history of NIH-equivalent extramural funding. Junior investigators should have a strong publication record and evidence of successful competition for external funding is preferred. The selected individual is expected to develop and/or maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program. Importantly, the individual will be an active participant in the Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Research Center involving all three Mayo sites.
Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural salary support, outstanding laboratory facilities, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits. Our institution is ranked number one overall nation-wide as well as in more specialties than any other hospital in the nation for 2016-2017 by the U.S. News and World Report. We are an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with an NCI-sponsored Comprehensive Cancer Center, and 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 2016, the institution received nearly $420 million in extramural research awards, supplemented with over $291 million of institutional support. Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class faculty, laboratory and state-of-the-art shared resource facilities across all 3 sites, including those for microscopy and imaging, cell and molecular biology, animal models, biomedical engineering and mathematics, a Mouse Modeling Facility, Molecular and Microscopic Core Facilities, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks.
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and as statement of research interests.
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