Research Scientist-Associate Consultant-Department of Medicine-
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The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, CLL research program at Mayo Clinic is seeking an exceptional research scientist who is skilled in molecular biologic studies as they relate to hematologic malignancies and / or human malignancies.
This individual will be able to utilize the highly active and robust CLL clinical program and the CLL tissue bank and clinical database in their research. The Mayo Clinic Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Group meets daily to evaluate and treat patients. Hematologists/oncologists staff the CLL Clinic and have a major interest in this disease. This clinic typically evaluates approximately 250 new CLL patient visits per year and a total of approximately 3000 CLL patient visits at Mayo. Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other lymphoproliferative disorders are often seen in one of these hospitals and are also evaluated by the same group of physicians. The CLL Group participates in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group with members including Drs. Kay, Parikh, Kenderian and Ding and has membership on the NCI Leukemia Steering Committee. The CLL group also conducts clinical trials led by the CLL faculty for many CLL cohorts from early stage disease to relapsed refractory disease.
Credentials of a successful candidate will include a doctoral degree in (MD and/or PhD), national recognition/experience in the field, and a strong track record of publication. Preference will be given to applicants with established research programs in hematologic malignancies and history of obtaining extramural support.
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