JOB REFERENCE ID: 32085004_334471222
The Mayo Clinic Department of Immunology in Scottsdale, Arizona is seeking an exceptional early- to mid- career Scientist with an interest in the study of cancer immunology and/or immunotherapy.
The successful candidate will study molecular and cellular mechanisms of the immune response to cancer and lead an independent and nationally/internationally-recognized research program. This person will hold academic rank at Mayo Clinic commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The ideal candidate will be a laboratory-based investigator whose research program and interests innovatively impact the field of cancer immunotherapy. Specific areas of interest include innate and adaptive immunity to cancer, and cancer immunotherapy (checkpoint blockade, vaccine or T cell transfer). Faculty will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues and may align with one or more institutional centers (e.g., biomedical discovery, cancer, individualized medicine, regenerative medicine).
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Candidates holding a doctoral degree (PhD, MD/PhD, or MD) at all levels of academic rank will be considered for this faculty position. Junior investigators should have a strong publication record and evidence of successful competition for external funding is preferred. Senior candidates must have a strong publication record and history of NIH- or equivalent extramural funding. The selected individual is expected to develop and/ or maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program. Several collaborative and translational opportunities exist, such as participation in NCI Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grants, integrating all three Mayo sites (AZ, MN, and FL) and are strongly encouraged and supported. 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.
The Mayo Clinic Department of Immunology is a three-site department with 41 independent investigators. The department sponsors outstanding NIH-funded PhD and MD/PhD training programs, and provides an interactive, collaborative environment for the investigation of basic mechanisms of immunity and the translation of new insights to the treatment of human disease.
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Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city’s more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region’s desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).